"Which five cartoons would you recommend to people to get an idea of who you are?"
Kimba the White Lion
Rocko's Modern Life
I was looking for stock video over at Yay Images. Their search engine is terrible. It returns more irrelevant videos than relevant. I filed a support ticket. I wrote:
"You need to fix your search. I clicked on your 'Romance' category. One of the first videos returned is of a washing machine. If you think a washing machine is romantic, I pity your spouse."
I demonstrated the Pixl-latr for my film group recently. I used a cheap artist's tracing panel for the light source. The Pixl-latr's diffuser erased the panel's very visible grid pattern, giving me a nice even illumination.
I used my cellphone to capture the image of the negative. I handheld it, which didn't work well.
If only I had a tripod with a horizontal bar, on which I could mount a camera pointing straight down at the table…
I'm going to play around with tabletop product #photography. Maybe someone some day will even pay me for it.
To that end, I have acquired two new toys. That's a new 30mm macro (60mm equivalent) lens on my existing #Olympus E-M10. That's all connected to this fancy #Sirui tripod. That's a ($40!!!) sandbag hanging on the left end.
Check out the closeups. That horizontal bar has all sorts of knobs and adjustments. I have a fancy tripod. I must know what I'm doing!
"Just because there is now a multi-billion-dollar industry based on the abject betrayal of our privacy doesn’t mean the sociopaths who built it have any right whatsoever to continue getting away with it"
If you're using Signal, you want these! Be the envy of your friends! Be respected by your enemies! Impress the Nobel prize committee!
Tongue tied? No worries! Let Chick express your feelings!
Be slick! Get Chick and #makeprivacystick
I don't understand why I choose to paint every single leaf instead of making a brush with that shape.
Tileable version here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41075570 (public post)
There's a reason why I chose this example, by the way.
Warner cartoons are full of characters who you're supposed to laugh at. With Daffy Duck, he's often the punchline of the jokes, even as the protagonist of his own cartoon!
But you rarely laugh *at* Bugs Bunny. You always laugh *with* him, even when he messes up. No matter how femme he dresses and acts, the joke is always about the male characters and their sudden change in behaviour around him.
tl;dr Bugs Bunny is a genderfluid icon
I'm going to pitch a TV show to the broadcast networks. It's called "Shod and Freud". It's about Sigmund Freud and his buddy Mike Shodinsky. Shodinsky is a detective. Just as Sherlock Holmes had Dr. Watson, Shodinsky has Dr. Freud.
The entertainment value comes from watching the show get canceled after only one episode.
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