The Test of Character

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 10, 2021



If you are in a fairy tale and encounter an Old Woman… never take that meeting lightly. It's usually a test of character: the manner in which you respond to her will be a measure of how kind, decisive, clever, obliging, evil, rude, crass, abusive, or idiotic you are ...

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Nostalgia for a Time Never Experienced

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 9, 2020



Anemoia describes the feeling of missing a time never experienced personally. Movies know how to inspire this feeling whenever a particular orchestra song from the previous century is played during a period piece of a Miami nightclub from the 1950s or whenever synthesizer pop and electric guitar solos transports people ...

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On Writing Therapists 2

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 18, 2020




Therapists are the type of character whose occupation can easily seep into their ‘off the clock’ life. It's not something that can often be helped. Psychologists don't ‘turn off’ their perception of behavioral patterns and personality analyses, the same way you can't ‘unsee’ the rabbits after you ...


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Controversial Comics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 4, 2017



I’ve written about controversy before, and how it has its uses. But I haven’t really yet discussed what makes a comic controversial.

There are the usual hype-controversies like gender bending and race swapping in characters, but in my opinion these types of controversial issues are just what I ...



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READ MY COMIC DAMN IT! (A "how to" guide)

HyenaHell at 12:00AM, June 16, 2017



Well hell, long time no see huh? I'd like to say I'm back from my, er, break all rejuvenated and refreshed and what have ya but honestly it's damn near midnight and I'm running on three hours of sleep that I managed to eek out on ...

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The Dark Side of Comedy

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 13, 2015


-Art by Gunwallace

There was once an intervention for work-appropriate humour at one of my former jobs where we were asked the question: "A joke told in the workplace can be off-colour or sexually offensive as long as I know that I am only kidding.“ The moderator had the room ...


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Monthly art contests? Input needed!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 27, 2015



First of all - I'm going to be taking about three weeks off so that I can finish my course work for this year. (Anyone want to write a historiography paper for me? Please? No? Okay.) It would be great to have some guest newsposts to fill my Friday newspost ...

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QUACKCAST 211 - How Mary Sure Are You?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 24, 2015

LISTEN!

Image by VinoMas

Content:
Hello hello hello! This week Ozoneocean and Banes pirate another of HippieVan's much discussed newsposts. When the test for Mary Sue was brought up in our recent writing tests Quackcast it generated some heated talk so HippieVan went a little deeper into it and ...




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Mary Sue Contest Submissions

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 20, 2015



Hilarious image courtesy of Banes! Might have Fonzie introduce all my newsposts from now on.

I only got two submissions for my contest (thanks a bunch, guys :P) so I figured I would just declare both of these awesome participants my winners!**


Submission 1: from KimLuster (click to see larger ...






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