One of the most despicable and manipulative commercials I have ever seen was one for an antidepressant. The ad showed all of the ways people around the depressed person were suffering because of the depressed person’s condition. One of the ads showed a dog picking up a ball, only to look disappointed when he didn’t get to play. The implication was that your depression breaks your dog’s heart. Read More Your Depression and Your Dog
Camp NaNoWriMo starts this week, and I’m sure those of you participating have already put together writing playlists. Below, some of the songs on my playlist! Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Camp NaNoWriMo Edition
In Molly Murphy’s world, women don’t become detectives. They marry and stay home, or they take one of a handful of respectable jobs until they find someone to marry.
The Shittiest Princess is a series of funny fairy tales for those of us who ain’t exactly cartoon princesses. Stay tuned for a new adventure every week! You can find the whole series here.
In the good old days, when ladies weren’t allowed to vote because of their estrogen spells, there lived a super shitty princess named Poot. This is a flashback story, so it takes place in the good older days. Don’t worry, though — ladies were still way oppressed.
Every sixteen-year-old princess must complete a certain set of accomplishments. One, she must learn to eat sausages without reminding onlookers of cocks. Two, she must sing her “I Want” song at her Coming Out Ball. In Princess Poot’s case, the “coming out” part of the ball would be when she removed the paper bag she’d worn on her head since birth. You can imagine how Poot anticipated this glorious day: the end to her food tasting of bag residue, the beginning of peripheral vision.
An hour on the phone between various departments of my health insurance company and then another half hour to schedule a test makes me feel like this:
I admit it; I love a good-natured April Fool’s Day prank. However, some jokes that may seem innocuous can actually be pretty damn hurtful. If you want to avoid truly upsetting any of your friends this year, here are a few “jokes” to avoid. Read More How to Not Be a Dick on April Fool’s Day
In 2014, Titan Comics began publishing new Doctor Who adventures, taking over the reins from IDW, the publisher who handled the property’s comics through the show’s 50th anniversary. They’ve published Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctor-based stories, but this week marks the beginning of a five-issue miniseries with the Ninth. I had a chance to interview the writer, Cavan Scott, over email regarding his story process, as well as some additional thoughts on Doctor Who as a whole.
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The End Read More Weekly Anime Review