FEATURED COMIC --> Blessed Days

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 2, 2022



Following a private party with Azaloth (actually Azzadath), Robin Sinclair finds herself expecting an unexpected bundle of demonic joy. Journey through a timeline that encompasses hundreds of years involving alchemy, olde-fashioned bicycles, and precious stones. Experience the early struggles of single-motherhood through a genuine, kind person who is honestly doing ...

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You Can't Make Fun of Jason

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 13, 2022

We are discussing another Anthology to help fund the Duck in continuing improvements!

This stories for this Anthology will have the theme of DREAMS Head on over to the forum thread to
continue the discussion and express your interest:

THE DREAM ANTHOLOGY FORUM THREAD




You Can't Make Fun of ...









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The Big and Small of Comedy

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 8, 2022




In Skin Deep, an old comedy/drama by Blake Edwards, starring John Ritter, I found one of my favorite movies for a long stretch of time. I watched it over and over. But the part everyone talked about, with the glow-in-the-dark condoms – I really didn't like that. I preferred ...


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The Magic of Memory

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 1, 2022



There is a special power to the memory - especially to the memory of youth. Whether it's childhood, the teen years or maybe even young adulthood, it can have a powerful hold on us.

I guess it's the reason that some great stories get their resonance by the idea ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> DNR

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, June 29, 2022



Matt is a gurney pusher, and has seen quite a few characters since the first day on the job. Experience an illustrated diary showcasing meeting people looking to be saved in a psych ward; witnessing the saggy, baggy skin of a former adult film actress; and the queasy, hair-raising side ...

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Mind Tricks 2 - The Phantom Life

Banes at 12:00AM, June 9, 2022



On the last “Mind Tricks” discussion, we talked about false memories, where a characters' true nature is hidden from them because of memory loss or artificial memories.

The Phantom Life is similar, certainly in the two examples that I thought of initially…but the stories play out
in a different ...




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MindTricks 1 - Memory

Banes at 12:00AM, May 26, 2022


I don't wanna be remembered; I wanna be forgotten


MEMORY and MEMORY LOSS in FICTION

Playing with memory and memory loss is a handy device for fiction writers, from soap opera-type melodrama to exciting-but-thought-provoking stories like The Matrix, and in all kinds of stories betwixt and beyond.

Like any ...







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A Bit of a Stretch

Banes at 12:00AM, May 5, 2022



On a recent episode of Better Call Saul there was a plot element that caused some discussion/criticism.

Mild spoilers for Better Call Saul ahead.

There's a character on this show, Lalo, who was set up to be almost - almost - more than human. This is not a superhero show ...





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Fantastic Bestiary 4: The Naga

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, April 17, 2022



Last week’s post of the Fantastic Bestiary dealt with housespirits of ancient Rome. In this post we’re going to the far east, following up on another suggestion left by DD member marcorossi. We are going to study the Naga today. The Nagas are a race of serpentine beings ...

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