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Bloggin’ news

The bad news: I graduated in May, and it’s taken me five months even to land an interview for a job. Money is kind of a problem. So it’s starting not to make much sense to pay for all my aniblog hosting every month.

In the next few days/weeks/period of time, I’m going to transfer everything from Super Fanicom and pontif.us over to a Wordpress.com blog. I’ll keep the superfani.com domain, but I really need to save money somehow, and this seems like a good option.

The good(?) news: I actually have post ideas. I’ll probably start blogging again, albeit very intermittently.

Also, if you had posting privileges at Super Fanicom and you want to keep them at the new site, get in touch with me.

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bitmapchaos:

are these tears of joy

I wish there were, like, different degrees of reblog. Because this would be the hardest reblog.

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chickensnack:

ENDER’S GAME (AS FAR AS I CAN REMEMBER)
nerds have been telling me FOREVER to read ender’s game so I finally listened to the audiobook and I summarized it here for you
Y’ALL BETTER FULL VIEW IT IF THE TEXT IS ILLEGIBLE

chickensnack:

ENDER’S GAME (AS FAR AS I CAN REMEMBER)

nerds have been telling me FOREVER to read ender’s game so I finally listened to the audiobook and I summarized it here for you

Y’ALL BETTER FULL VIEW IT IF THE TEXT IS ILLEGIBLE

(via dragonmaw)

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Mahou/shoujo

Madoka spoilers incoming.

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Is Madoka Magica what happens when you put a leash on Shinbo?

No, really — I held off on this post until I could figure out how to go about it, and I think this is probably the way. I’d like to hear from people who know Shinbo’s oeuvre better than I do, which isn’t that hard. Is this what a subtle Shinbo show looks like?

I don’t dislike the guy as a director, but one thing I always find myself complaining about during his productions is the lack of subtlety. Maybe it’s purposeful, and I don’t deny being a fan of literary douchebaggery sometimes, but I’m just not that into things like Bakemonogatari’s solid-color interjections and Hidamari Sketch’s constant substitution of symbols for characters — or I should say that I do like those things, but not when they happen every minute and a half. Shinbo brings some powerful imagery to bear, but, in my opinion, it’s most effective when it’s occasional and brief.

I mean, Madoka Magica’s witch scenes are pretty balls-out so far. But they don’t have (legible) text plastered all over them, which is something. And we haven’t really been force-fed visual motifs like the glass-walled, cage-looking classrooms — they show up for five seconds or so, then they’re gone for ten minutes or until the next episode. The result is a show that feels artsy, sure, but not forcedly so.

Ergo: what’s going on here, you hardcore Shinbo fans? I want to know because, whatever it is, I like it.

Though I guess it doesn’t matter much insofar as they had me at Unlimited Antique Rifle Works.