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Unclear on the concept…


Mecha-musume: you’re doing it wrong.

Dear Hello!Project Costumer Designers,


Does the carpet match the drapes?

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Clickbait jailbait


Clickbait spammy ad network Taboola keeps showing this to me (the Mill Valley bit is poor geolocation), and every time I see it, I think the rule they’re referring to is: kidnapped teens must be securely handcuffed while vehicle is in motion.

I thought everyone knew that, but maybe they don’t teach it in Drivers Ed any more?

My Anime Things


With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein…

🎶 🎶 🎶 🎶
Mech pilot teams filled with busty young lasses,
Tsundere maids wearing under-rim glasses,
Alien catgirls all tied up with strings,
These are a few of my anime things.

White cotton panties exposed in the sunlight,
Magical girls fighting monsters by moonlight,
Angel and demon girls spreading their wings,
These are a few of my anime things.

Robot girls, wrench wenches, girls-next-door, witches,
Monster girls, pirate girls, stuck-up rich bitches,
Elves, fox girls, goddesses, co-ed hot springs,
These are a few of my anime things.

When real life bites,
Rejection stings,
And I’m feeling sad,
I download a torrent of anime things,
And then I don’t feel so bad.
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Song of the week?


Between the travel ban, the Janus decision, and Justice Kennedy’s retirement, we’ve got a riot on the Left, a party on the Right, and a bunch of Libertarians wandering around in a daze.

In idle moments, I find my brain trying to come up with replacement lyrics for a song that has enough… energy.

I’ll spare you for now…

Update

Ad on reason.com just now, suitably modified:

On Context…


Just stumbled across a hilariously-incorrect translation in the Pixiv tags file I’m using: 黒パン (kuro-pan) as “Rye_Bread”.

Google it, and you will in fact find pictures and recipes featuring dark rye and pumpernickel.

Pixiv it, and you’ll find black panties. 😄

“She about to start some shit, Zed”


Art by Shell

Get Swoke!


My parents are on a stuff-eliminating binge as part of their move into a new place, resulting in a number of rather surprising packages arriving at my house. Clearly I come by my packrat ways honestly.

This never-used gem turns a 14-inch wok into a tea smoker. The company still exists and still sells woks, but Google suggests that I may be the only one in the world with an honest-to-gosh Swoke Kit.

I’m pretty sure the included wood chips and tea leaves have lost their flavor since 1983, though. 😜

“Need a clue, take a clue,
 got a clue, leave a clue”