Story Telling will always win.
bmspoileralert: There was always resistance to the idea of having a narrative in my show. IE. An ongoing storyline or even a self contained storyline. But, I think this week’s episode proves, based on the overwhelming comments on youtube and the main site: that Story Telling will always win. There’s a reason why it’s been around since the dawn of time. How do you engage an audience? How do...
YTMND - Cue sad Charlie Brown music →
Illustrated Acid Trip at Kontraband →
realreason: poortaste:sugarhighz Oh Acid! Trips are for kids!
Craft isn't a Friend- James Kochalka
Ok I will say it again in a different way for the idiots who couldn’t understand me the first time. When you are shooting for immortality, anything less than a stunning achievement is a failure. Creating a powerful work of art is like running and leaping across a chasm. It takes all of your strength and you’ll be dashed on the rocks and fall to your death. Being a craftsman is like...
Craft is the Enemy- James Kochalka
I’m not exactly sure why I am writing this letter, but I’ve been Reading TCJ #188 for a couple hours now and my mind has just been racing and blood pounding. My Excitement with the power and possibilities of comics mixed the fear of a royally screwed-up marketplace… well lets just say I’ve got a weird shaky adrenaline rush. I just felt suddenly like I had to write and say...
2008 really f*cking sucked.
Bart Simpson Promotes Scientology →
cartoonnews: Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, has taken Bart out of Springfield and plopped him into the real-world by using the iconic character to promote her personal religious causes. Below is…
Shame on Village Voice. →
bad print comic news: Village Voice Media, owner of 15 alt-news weeklies nationwide cut the comic section from its papers.
Are you paying attention, MPAA and RIAA? A controlled release of free material...– Monty Python Puts Free Videos Online, Sells 23,000% More DVDs (via datn) (via snuh) (via vruz) (via msbadkittie) (via poortaste)
Kurt Vonnegut's 8 Rules for Writing Fiction.
erik: ledgeradio: amandasthoughts: Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. Every sentence must do one of two things — reveal character or advance the action. Start as close to the end as...
In Rainbows Animated Music Video Contest Winners