Art and Propaganda

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 21, 2018


Soviet poster advocating atheism and science over religion

From the most ancient times, art has always been used by the ruling classes for purposes of propaganda, to propagate certain ideas about those commissioning it and their purposes: that kings are mighty, that regimes are for ever, that the enemy is ...


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Quackcast 383 - Slow burn

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 17, 2018

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The idea for this Quackcast came from a rant by the irascible PitFace. She was talking about how there's a trend in modern SciFi and horror movies to bash you over the head with constant action and it doesn't allow you time to relax and take in ...

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#Twitter_Feature: RIGHTEOUS

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 15, 2018



Today's Twitter Feature is RIGHTEOUS by Righteouscomic! Go check it out at DD's Twitter Moments!

SEE THE TWITTER FEATURE

Remember to PQ me to get yours!

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Drawing the Line

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 14, 2018




We live in a world that can be exceedingly beautiful or appallingly harsh, and everything in between. And as art reflects one's experiences, emotions and questions about this world, it's unavoidable that both the themes of amazing beauty and the themes of absolute terror, disgust and horror will ...


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Quackcast 382 - Suspension of disbelief

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 10, 2018

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This week we talk about maintaining suspension of disbelief: the way you have to convince people of the world your story is set in and keep them there. Everything you do is done for that, to convince them your characters make sense and the world works. There's a ...

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#Twitter_Feature: Mindfold!

Tantz_Aerine at 2:54AM, July 8, 2018



Today's twitter feature is Mindfold by Fallopian Crusader!

Find the entire thread in this twitter Moment

PQ me to get your own twitter feature!

It doesn't matter if your comic has already been featured on DD. This is a promo tool for everyone, so everyone gets one Twitter ...







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When Feedback Doesn't Come

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 7, 2018



A couple of days ago Banes gave us a wonderful article on the issue of who to please- yourself or the audience, and how that can go very right or very wrong.

So that got me thinking that we should also talk about the dreaded silence. You update a page ...



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Quackcast 381 - site upgrades and messing with creators

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 3, 2018

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We talk about all the new upgrades that DD has just gotten: the new comment notification and reply features (a huge thank you to all who donated and helped out with that!!!), our new notification icons, getting HTTPS on the site, moving to the new ad system after the ...

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This Week's Twitter Feature is Used Books!

Tantz_Aerine at 2:58PM, July 1, 2018



Congrats!

Find the Twitter Feature moment here: Twitter Feature: Used Books

Get your own twitter feature! PQ me!

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Proving Your Progressiveness?

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 30, 2018



Yesterday, Mks_Monsters asked me to talk about an experience of hers, which I have seen being shared with a range of creators belonging to certain social groups (female, LGBTQ, POC, etc) if their occasional tweets on the matter are to be believed: That support for them on the basis of ...

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