As Tchaikovsky put it, “A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood.” Or, per Isabel Allende, “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”
More on the role of showing up in creative work here.
Also see Godin on vulnerability and how to dance with the fear of failure.
Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined.
(Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers have to treat all traffic equally. If they choose wrong, then the internet where anyone can start a website for any reason at all, the internet that’s been so momentous, funny, weird, and surprising—that internet could cease to exist. Here’s your chance to preserve a beautiful thing.)
Please do it. This one is important. You may not think YOU are important (you are, by the way) but if your representatives know that you care about how they vote, and if you call, and the person before you calls, and the person after you calls… then they vote to keep the internet the way it is.
DOOOO ITTTTTTTT (said in the reassuring voice of the thing under your bed when you were tiny)
"Ew you’re a guy and like the color pink are you gay?"
I’ve been waiting for this post all my life
Fundraising Campaign [Team Fortress 2 - Pubs/Lobbies with kKaltUu as guest later]
Atomicuss is raising money for a relative with cancer, please send them a few views (and/or some money, if you can)!
When we live in a world where you can access free content of naked consenting women in less than 5 seconds, why are people still invading the privacy of non-consenting women for nudes?
Hint: It has something to do with people feeling entitled to making any woman their personal porn, even if it violates or humiliates her in the process.
I would say ESPECIALLY if it violates or humiliates her in the process.
A bunch of Disney animators have started an Indiegogo campaign to fund ‘Hullabaloo’, a 2D animated steampunk adventure short!
YOU GUYS. THERE’S 27 DAYS LEFT. This project looks AMAZING and dang I really hope they get the funding in time!!
Here’s the Indiegogo link!!
And here’s the facebook page!
GUYS! My Character Design Teacher is making a thing that you should totally throw your money at.
ok out of sheer drama curiosity I went into the tag of a recent tumblr user who was outed as an abuser and holy shit. There is a fucking amazing amount of people in that tag saying things like “now I have to rethink all my own politics because I got them all from her” and I’m just like what
Note to self: crying doesn’t make you weak
I think I’ll let these speak for themselves.
Magneto’s adorable tho