Poetry Time 9: The Pledge

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 25, 2022



This sunday's poem is contributed by DD member TheDeeMan. This is The Pledge by Darryl Hughes aka TheDeeMan


If my hands were not to touch your hands, or hold them soft in mine.
If my eyes were cast to darkness, so your beauty they cannot find.

Or see your ...







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Does Mechanization Turn Men into Robots or Robots into Men?

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 12, 2022


Photo: “Fille Née Sans Mèr (translation ‘Girl Born without Mother’)”. Francis Picabia. 1917.

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.” -Herbert George Wells

In one month’s time, I will be attending a lecture detailing the development of ...




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Quackcast 592 - Back in MY day!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 19, 2022

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History is happening faster now. With the growth of universal high speed communication and cheap world travel, culture and technology move at unprecedented speeds. Because of these ...



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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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Fantastic Bestiary 6: The Oni

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, May 15, 2022



And we’re back with Fantastic Bestiary number 6. Being the number 6 in this series of articles I thought I’d bring up a mythic creature of a particularly devilish kind of aestethic. And as this week’s featured comic, featured by our beloved Ozoneocean, happened to be about ...

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Pets in Comics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 14, 2022



Pets are intimate companions that get us through the day. Cats, dogs, rabbits, rats, snakes, fish, you name it- they help us in their own way. And yet not many characters in fiction or comics tend to have them. I for one don't include animals at all in my ...

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QUACKCAST 582 - Time travel

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 10, 2022

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Let's go forward in time to the past so we can get back to the future and kill our grandfather and be our own ancestor while ...



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A Matter of Perspective

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 16, 2022



Consider this typical fantasy story:

There was once a young handsome man who was good with the sword, excellent with everyone in the village he lived with, and loved and cherished by all. However, he was unhappy because the one girl he fell in love with did not love him ...



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Fantastic Bestiary 1: The Jinn

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, March 27, 2022



Well, look! It’s Sunday again! And for this here Sunday, Sunday, Sunday article I thought I’d start this new little series of articles that the awesome Quackcast 575 inspired me to do. I shall call it the Fantastic Bestiary series, which will be a series of articles where ...

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Francis Picabia and the Art of the Signature

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 21, 2022


Photo: “Untitled Signature” by Francis Picabia

The year was 1915, when a thirty-six-year-old Francis Picabia showed up to the New York Dada scene. His alibi to leave Europe was a story about his travels to Cuba in order to purchase molasses, a story he cleverly forgot once he arrived in ...


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