On Sally Ride
So, wow. “The pancreatic cancer community is going to be absolutely thrilled that there’s now this advocate that they didn’t know about. And I hope the GLBT community feels the same. I hope it makes it easier for kids growing up gay that they know that another one of their heroes was like them.” -Bear Ride There’s probably a lot to be said about Sally Ride, Tam...
In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a gift in memory of Sally to the Sally...– In Memory of Sally Ride | Sally Ride Science (via kellysue)
Sending hugs and love to all of my space friends...
asonlynasacan: Love you guys more than you’ll ever know <3 You, too.
Leave your memories of Sally Ride here. I will... →
How can you change something if you won’t even acknowledge its existence, or if...– Junot Díaz, interviewed about race, gender and fiction in the Boston Review. (via thepoliticalnotebook) (via political-gravitas)
Can you name a prosperous African-American country? Of course not. I think...– Just How Hard is a Black Panther Film, Anyway? - ComicsAlliance | Comic book culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews I hate writing about race because this always happens. Some fuck boy with idiot opinions crawls out of his cave to drop some knowledge jewels, not realizing that his jewels are...
hellotailor: devildoll: Question: How should someone RP Phil Coulson? Clark Gregg’s answer: Be calm, but on the brink of great violence. oh my god best characterisation ever. Characterization, hell. Best sentence. Curious, though—is there a source for the original exchange?
My cousin Helen, who is in her 90s now, was in the Warsaw ghetto during World...– Neil Gaiman (via jaynestown)
Attn: Comics & Publishing Pros at GeekGirlCon
I’m hoping to put together another after-hours professional meetup at GeekGirlCon this year. If you’re interested and will be at the con or are local to Seattle, please drop me a line (and please reblog / forward as you see fit). Disclaimer: This is going to be a networking event geared primarily toward current industry professionals. We won’t be checking credentials at the door...
The Eleventh Annual Tartie Awards →
Every year, Sequential Tart publishes a roundup of contributor-submitted awards. Here are mine from this year, with some links added, because I am just that nice: Best Letterers Continually Overlooked by the Eisner Committee: Clem Robins (digital), Adam Warren (hand). Best Series I Can’t Ethically Give an Award to for Reasons of Conflict of Interest: Alabaster: Wolves, by Caitlín R....
JUMP*SUIT: Stirring Photos Chronicle the Final... →
letsdolaunch: Jakob Schiller | Wired Magazine | July 13, 2012 A wise photo editor once said that sometimes the most interesting photos don’t happen at the football game. They happen in the parking lot. It’s easy to get caught up in the action and forget that everything…
Dear Journalists Covering SDCC
DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A WORD THAT MEANS BOTH “FANBOY” AND “FANGIRL” AND ALSO COVERS PEOPLE WHO IDENTIFY AS NEITHER? It is “fan.” You’re welcome.
a post that will surprise absolutely no one
bigbigtruck: lasercrows: bigbigtruck: one of my favorite movies of all time is about two guys sitting in a restaurant and talking that’s it YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW HARD I WAS HOPING SOMEONE WOULD RESPOND WITH A SCREENCAP FROM THIS GAG Holy shit is it My Dinner With Andre? No one ever loves that movie, and I love it SO MUCH.
Betty Skelton, legend of aviation →
bowtiemoustache: What a bio! I…I think I’m in love—! “She named the plane Little Stinker and eventually gave it a brilliant red and white paint scheme. She said: ‘I didn’t just sit in that little airplane, I wore it. If I sneezed, it sneezed with me.’ Displaying her sense of humor, and her confidence, she attached a bright red, and nonfunctioning, button to her Pitts instrument panel that...
Waiting for October Release Party - July 27 at... →
petezine: Bridge City Comics is proud to announce the Waiting for October Release Party on Friday, July 27, 2012 from 6pm - 9pm! This event is free to the public. In attendance to sign autographs will be Waiting for October writers Kory Bing, Lindsey Clark-Ryan, Hiller Goodspeed, Indigo Kelleigh, and Jen Van Meter. Copies of the book will be available for sale ($6) during the event. This event...
Admittedly, this copy is probably the thing I am... →
NEIL GAIMAN PRESENTS is busting out all over...
neil-gaiman: Things were dry there for a few months, but now new Audio Books are coming through the pipeline… The first of the new ones is Caitlin R Kiernan’s beautiful, haunting novel of madness and art, The Drowning Girl. Check it out at this link. And you can check out all of the Audible.com titles I’ve shepherded into the world through this link. The Drowning Girl is amazing, and you...
I hate grocery shopping
gingerhaze: I’m really bad at this GPOY, minus twenty minutes of paralyzed angst during which I repeatedly read every label in the cracker aisle like maybe if I just try hard enough, THIS TIME they won’t all have sunflower oil.* I also do this with ice cream and salad dressing, and occasionally bread. It’s a weird mix of clinging to futile hope and poking a sore spot like if...
bettyfelon: There will always be elitist, territorial assholes in every group/subculture who will try to shame you for being you. Knife ‘em. This This This This This (And this, because I’m shameless, but also because it’s way the fuck relevant.)
sara ryan: Small collection of posts on writing... →
ryansara: Folks have asked, so here are all the posts I’ve done about writing comics: Getting a robot to make you a sandwich and other tips for writing comics More tips on writing comics: what artists wish you wouldn’t do, part one What artists wish you wouldn’t do, part two What artists wish…