The Retailer Is The Customer
brianwood: Looking back over 14 years, there have been a few things related to creator-owned comics and the building of a career off of them that stand out. They stand out to the point that I’ve taken to calling them “rule #1, rule 2”, and so on. One day I’ll get them all out there in a formal essay, but right now I want to talk about one of the most important ones, and how it relates to The...
Sometimes, the world is a wish-granting factory.– Hank Green
NSFW, potentially offensive, and magnificently weird.
As he defends the federal gay marriage ban,... →
Congress has no constitutional authority to punish people who don’t want to have health insurance, Paul Clement argued last week before the United States Supreme Court. This week? The heralded attorney is arguing, to another panel of federal judges, that Congress has plenty of constitutional authority to punish people who don’t want to marry someone of the opposite sex. Last week, Clement defended...
It was stunning to hear Antonin Scalia talking... →
This court, cosseted behind white marble pillars, out of reach of TV, accountable to no one once they give the last word, is well on its way to becoming one of the most divisive in modern American history. It has squandered even the semi-illusion that it is the unbiased, honest guardian of the Constitution. It is run by hacks dressed up in black robes. All the fancy diplomas of the conservative...
College Students (and a 4-Year-Old) Pepper Sprayed... →
Police who do this are dangerously out of control, and need to be held accountable for their brutality.
Sparks McGee, Father of the Federation
sparksmcgeeadventures: Submitted by someone else. Sorry, I lost the name D:>
From Emerald City.
sparksmcgeeadventures: submitted by geeksafterdark With Codex and Sparks McGee. This is a real thing that happened.
Supreme Court ruling means you could get strip... →
The Roberts Court is so dangerous, it’s frightening. This Court seems hellbent on turning America into a police state, where the rich and powerful call all the shots and everyone else is too terrified of arrest to do anything about it.
To the person who found my Kindle...
I left my Kindle on an airplane this weekend (post-convention exhaustion will do that to you), and someone found it. I know that someone found it, because they’ve been using my account to buy games and books. Based on the purchases, I’m fairly sure the person who found my Kindle (which is named Wheatley) is young, possibly a teenager or a college student. He or she likes Scrabble,...