Once Upon A Time my Mum had to give a professional speech in San Francisco and she opened it by talking about how nostalgic she felt finally seeing the Golden Gate Bridge, since it would've been the last thing her great-great-whatever grandfather saw just before he emigrated to Australia and tl;dr don't tell a roomful of Americans your ancestor left their country to seek a better life elsewhere if you want them to bond with you.
I recently found out that there are ppl who are ghost writers for sex scenes in books, and I am amazed.
It just makes me realize again how ridiculous it is to try and pin down a highschooler to a career path. What 17 yro knows ghost writing sex scenes for novels is a legit job
Smokey Bear is not copyrighted and is not trademarked, but is instead protected under his own unique intellectual property law 18 USC s. 711. This means that fair use doctrine doesn't apply to him. And unlike any other IP law to my knowledge, this is the only one that is enforced by criminal law rather than civil law.
So like, what the fuck eh?
PSA: Keen Dreams on switch (don't buy it) (nazis, violence) Show more
don't buy, dude who re-released it is a nazi weirdo trying to buy up old retro games and re-release them with edits about shooting protestors
mastodev, versioning Show more
I kind of hope Mastodon gets a 2.10 release, just because I get some guilty enjoyment out of seeing people who don't understand versioning notation get really mad that it doesn't obey decimal rules.
The energy of this pic is powering at least 4 city blocks. Take it with you, and be thou un-flexed-upon.
CERN is ditching Windows for Open Source.
Perhaps you would consider reading my book where the bad guys aren't all that bad -- they just live in an underground crypt raising the dead and making plans for world-domination they'll never enact.
It also has a pet zombie, a vitriolic friendship, and a terribly posh historian who's delighted to be here
You can read the first 3 chapters for free here (and also find buy links): https://victoriacorva.xyz/books-bone-sample-chapters-1-3/
Straight Pride Parade is a backdoor for the group Resist Marxism which has ties to nearly every far-right group that's engaged in street fighting in the past 3 years. Straight Pride is a beard for violence. https://itsgoingdown.org/this-week-in-fascism-13/
Queer nerd from Oakland, CA. Literally the Space Core. Striving to make fiction as strange as truth.
The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.