The main team I’m going with for my Pokémon / Lord of the Rings crossover. I need to remember that this is a passion project that I’ll never get paid for. I need to stop thinking so hard. This is supposed to be funny!Continue reading “Red Rebels”
The following was originally a reply to a comment on an episode of Beyond the Scenes which discussed burnout amongst nurses during Covid-19. The comment reminded everyone to take burnout amongst other hospital employees (maintenance, food service, laundry) seriously too. It’s not fun working in a hospital at the best of times. There’s a strong disconnect between “civilians” and people who actually witness the effects of this pandemic in action. We need everyone who works in a hospital to be on top of their game. You can help us by being on top of your game, too. Wear your mask, social distance, and remember that this pandemic is far from over.Continue reading “Take Covid Seriously!”
Magna Mater (Latin, Great Mother): the Redanian Goddess of Light and Motherhood. She’s a lioness with the shiniest mane you’ve ever seen! Her eyes are sunstones. She had to spend her last life fighting not only for her life, but also for her womanhood, and her right to be a mom. Well, she’s a mom now whether transmisogynoirists like it or not  ! This mom fights demons, devils, angels, gods, ghosts, and anything else it takes to get people out of whatever afterlife they’re trapped in.
“If that’s not where they want to go, they’re coming with me! ‘If the enemy leaves a door open, you must rush in.’ Sun Tzu, The Art of War. Christian God the Father’s angels may be afraid to tread, but my angels are confident and fearless!”Continue reading “Magna Mater”
Many apologies to Anna Cheung, the author who worked very hard on these poems. I’m not a poet and I know it. I’m writing these thoughts as I go so I can process what I’m reading better. Hopefully, others will appreciate them too.
If anybody out there struggles with poetry, you’re not alone. There’s help out there for us. Somewhere. I’ll google it later!
What I’m reading today is the Pallor Mortis (Birth) section of Anna Cheung’s debut anthology of Chinese Gothic horror poetry, Where Decay Sleeps, published by Haunt Publishing. I got this book as part of a kickstarter reward, just so everybody’s clear. While I could write a separate essay based on the sunk-cost fallacy might combine with this fool and my money are soon parted to form a tornado of “I’m loving this book uncritically, I don’t give a damn!” James Stephanie Sterling has a whole video on the topic you can watch instead.Continue reading “Reading Where Decay Sleeps Part 1”
Alright, Durin’s Folk, I know I’ve been neglecting you, but as I said, I’ve chosen my side, the Elves! Besides, I tend to write about philosophical things rather than practical things. While I’m sure Middle-Earth Dwarves will also appreciate the principles of nonbinary, transgender, and intersex power, y’all got things to do and caves to hew!
That being said, let’s dive into the most impractical thing on the planet: the American economy.Continue reading “American Economics, for the Ardan Dwarves”
Norawarth: Internet social etiquette is also rather complicated, if you think about it. You have to remind your people, who fought a war over fiefdoms’ rights to own slaves instead of abolishing it like their king commanded them to do, that slavery is evil?
Harnor: The internet’s not just America, but yes.Continue reading “Forgotten History”
Norawarth: I suspect you already know what might have happened if Caranthir had sired children.
Calemir: He would’ve said, “Aaaaaah!!! Maglor! How do you raise a baby!?!”Continue reading “Caranthir, if he’d had children”