Still Time to Enroll in Gender Through Comics...
dcwomenkickingass: Ball State’s Gender Through Comics course starts April 2 and you still have time to enroll. The Massive Open Online Course is free although there are required reading materials that have to be purchased. You can see the syllabus here. The course is designed by Christina Blanch of Ball and will feature guests including Terry Moore, Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Mark...
3-D Printed Car Is as Strong as Steel, Half the... →
singularitarian: Picture an assembly line not that isn’t made up of robotic arms spewing sparks to weld heavy steel, but a warehouse of plastic-spraying printers producing light, cheap and highly efficient automobiles. If Jim Kor’s dream is realized, that’s exactly how the next generation of urban runabouts will be produced. His creation is called the Urbee 2 and it could revolutionize parts...
I cried today
Of course I know these things happen, I have my own history of a strained parent-child relationship. And during the years it took to work through that, I encountered some amazing and awful situations and some amazing and awful people (to be clear, very little of it directly involved me). Then there’s television. I can watch people get sliced and diced, raped and tortured and be generally be...
meninglasses: Men in glasses page on Facebook. Check it out.
COM.PENDIUM.801: The Yiynova MSP19U Cintiq... →
drawnblog: frenden: With the release of their second generation budget Cintiq alternative, Yiynova gets it right Yiynova took on Wacom’s tablet display monopoly last year with their release of the DP10 and MSP19. I reviewed those units and they left me wanting. The Yiynova…
Shelly Bond Named New Head of Vertigo
dcwomenkickingass: DC Comics named Shelly Bond to role of Executive Editor of Vertigo yesterday. Bond succeeds Karen Berger, SVP and executive editor, who will leave DC Comics in March. Bond has been at Vertigo for almost two decades where she’s been responsible for some of the the imprints most successful titles include Fables. Bond was also responsible for the Minx imprint. DC also announced...
Help a Clothing Slave on Black Friday
muttton: areyoutryingtodeduceme: lascocks: If you feel like doing something nice for the retail slaves next Friday (or throughout the holidays) here are some things that you guys could do to help people who work in clothes. Clothes are a different beast compared to things that are in boxes. We get shopped just as much as hardlines, but cleaning up from it is many times more difficult. A...
mindovermatterzine: marginalutilite: A study done with a group of psychiatrists, who were given identical case studies except that one was labeled as African American and the other white, found that the psychiatrists would often diagnose the former with “schizophrenia” and the latter with “depression.” It’s also racism in diagnosis itself that plays a part in all this, as well as oppression...
COM.PENDIUM.801: webcomics and the readers that... →
schumie: I want to talk about something that might be slightly taboo.The role that readers play in making webcomics. Not that it’s touchy topic, not that it’s something that hasn’t been talked about—but the vast majority of the talk I have seen is either about how awesome readers are or…