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Steve Bissette, of Alan Moore-era Swamp Thing fame, had this to say when asked to draw a graphic novel: Looking for Magic Carpets An Open Letter to My Fellow Writers (& Artists). Very much worth reading.
Yes, there’s a new Predator movie coming out. That’s not what I’ve got to show you today, though.
Vot der matter, Dutch, der CIA got dich pushink too many der pencillinks, ja?
Dava and I were discussing websites recently, and we decided to share a few sites we read that have little or nothing to do with writing or gaming. The first would be one of my favourites, Ned Hepburn’s Boner Party. While on the surface, it’s a sexist objectification (and therefore NSFW sometimes) of women, the comedy inherent in the writing will lift it above the base sexism and you’ll soon realise that it’s both sexist and genius. He’s lecherous because he cares.
“And these children that you spit on
As they try to change their worlds
Are immune to your consolations
They’re quite aware of what they’re going through”
Changes, David Bowie
Nice one, David – although it’s not always the case :-
MESA, AZ – Police have identified a 17-year-old boy who was killed Saturday when his teenaged sister accidentally ran over him with her car.
Mesa Police spokesman, Ed Wessing, said Dwight J. Brock, Jr. was dropped off at Superstition Springs mall by his 16-year-old sister, Nicole, Saturday evening.
According to Wessing, the two were playing around, with Dwight jumping in front of the car and Nicole slamming on the brakes.
The last time that happened Nicole was reportedly unable to stop and ran over her brother.
Dwight was taken to a local hospital in extremely critical condition and was later pronounced dead.