The Struggle for Reality

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 21, 2020



What is real, really?

Can we trust our senses that what information they are giving us is objective? There are many thinkers and philosophers that posit we cannot. That as long as the messages get to our brains, it feels real even if it isn't.

If we can't ...





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Uncompressed Storytelling

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 5, 2020


stretchin' out them stories!

I think I first heard the phrase “uncompressed storytelling” via the great John Byrne, comic artist and writer, and man of very strong opinions. He was criticizing some other writer or comic series (I don't remember which one) about hinting at stories that wouldn't ...


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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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Happy Halloween! How's your Memento Mori?

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 31, 2020



Halloween, aka Eve of All Saints, is a Day of the Dead.

Days of the Dead exist in nearly every culture. There's the famous Dia de Muertos from Mexico, but there are also less known ones.

For example, in Greece we got “Soul Saturdays” which are basically two Saturdays ...





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FEATURED COMIC --> Drunk Duck Awards 2020

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 28, 2020



It's THAT time of year again! The DD community has come together to produce the Drunk Duck Awards for all the best comics, stories, art and many other things on this site! Niccea, now a proud mother of two little people, is managing these things once again, along with ...

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QUACKCAST 501 - Horrorcast

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 20, 2020

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We are the Pretty Things That Live in the House!
We all dressed up for a Halloween themed cast today! You can see our weird looks in ...




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Telling Stories in Order to Close the Gap on Social Distance

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 19, 2020



Inktober 2020 (October 18) Submission. “Trap” by Andreas_Helixfinger. Traditionally drawn with pencil and inked with fine liners and brush.

A freshly drawn picture for the “TRAP” Inktober theme on this corresponding day of Oktober 18th. A scene of my comic anti-heroine Molly Lusc at a museum, trying to steal a ...



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The Work of the Mentor

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 17, 2020




Might as well get it out of the way: if you're a mentor in a story, chances are you're going on a boatride over the river Styx at some point.

When a mentor dies it's often the signal that the main character, the one being mentored, is ...




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Horror - Immersion and the Slow Burn

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 15, 2020



I just started the Netflix series called “The Hanting of Bly Manor”.

It's hard to say how it's going to turn out in the end, since I'm just at the beginning. But overall so far, I'm enjoying the thing. There are many unanswered questions already, and ...



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QUACKCAST 500 - Celebration!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 13, 2020

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Finally we got to the five hundredth Quackcast! Wow! That's so many. We've been doing these for 10 years now. That's a long running ...



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