QUACKCAST 503 - Changing attitudes

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 3, 2020

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An old man tries to explain modern culture to an even older man…

Attitudes change! Things don't stay the same, culture moves on and when we ...





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QUACKCAST 443 - sticks and stones

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 10, 2019

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Based on Banes' newspost about the latest Dave Chappelle comedy special, this Quackcast talks about the way audience reception to it has been somewhat divided based on ...



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Handling Controversial Historical Characters

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 13, 2019


image by Ben Burgraff

When writing a historical fiction, it's very likely that you will need to include some actual historical personalities along with your historically-adept yet fictional cast.

Depicting a historical character is hard enough when there's a general consensus among historians and popular belief about who ...




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Wardrobe Is a Tell

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 2, 2017




They say that the best and most important elements in visual arts, from movies to comics, are done well when the audience doesn’t quite notice them. And that is definitely true- research and plot development and world building are some of them about which I’ve already talked about ...


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The Hated - Part Two

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 26, 2017




The Hated, part two: Heroes we hate

Last week I blathered on a bit about villain Protagonists. These are evil, or “bad” characters who get to be Protagonists!

But what about more traditional heroes, or supporting characters are written to be the “moral compass” or “voice of reason”, or just ...






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The Trouble with Colours

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 25, 2016


-Art by Mark Rothko, Red Orange Orange on Red, 1962

The first thing on my mind before I get out of bed in the morning is whether my base wardrobe is going to reflect white, black, and greys, or warm neutrals of tan, taupe, and cream. Five years ago, I ...


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THURSDAY'S FEATURE --> The Optimist

Ozoneocean at 1:11AM, June 11, 2009

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Kazimieras is 13, a boy growing up in Lithuania in the 80s. The Soviet Union is an oppressive presence, but people's attitudes to it are complex, especially Kazimieras'! He likes to dream and think the best of people. He's an optimist, and life is always good as long ...





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A new Drunk Duck Creator Interview is UP!

skoolmunkee at 12:20AM, March 3, 2008

It's a long one this time- I asked the same questions of 4 creators who have an overweight character in their comic. It's quite interesting to read, in my opinion! Especially when it comes to where and why their answers differ! So this week's interview features:

IronSpike ...

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