So I’m currently teaching a Gender & Spirituality unit as part of the religion class I’m taking and I am really enjoying it a lot.  I basically gave Feminism 101 on Monday (“What is male privilege and why the heck do we need feminism anyway?”) and even the guys in my class have been surprisingly receptive to things.

That said, as a cis dude I have to be careful how I go about it.  I try to avoid mansplaining, and I try to incorporate women’s perspectives where possible.  But it’s really fascinating to see how many of the girls in the class have internalised their own misogyny.  And, on the flipside, in just one week many seem to have gained this of air of empowerment from realising they don’t have to conform to society’s bullshit.  One of the reasons I became a teacher, yo.

It’s also fun to call out the guys on their stuff when they make jokes.  Like, we did this profiling test to see how we conformed to traditional gender roles/expectations.  I showed them my results just to show what they looked like, and one kid was like: “Hah!  I’m more masculine than you!” and I simply replied by being like “Isn’t it interesting how you are trying to laud your masculinity over me as a kind of status symbol.  What do we think this says about [Student]’s beliefs of men, women and the superiority of masculinity over femininity?”  That got a laugh.

That’s great! I wish we got something a bit more like this in school, like gender in the media was touched on a bit in English class, but just barely. I had to figure everything else out later on the internet. Go you expanding tiny human minds. 


"The Poké Life", 1996 ⊟

Is there anything more handheld gaming than sitting in the back of a car, playing Pokémon during a road trip, leaving a backpack open by your feet and filled with distractions for the long drive, and bringing a pillow to nap on once you’ve exhausted your entertainment options?

These nostalgic illustrations come from Matt Rockefeller’s upcoming Pokémon zine, which will be featured at Light Grey Art Lab’s STACKS show in Minneapolis (opening August 1st). He will post full versions of the pieces shown here on his Tumblr next month.

PREORDER Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire, upcoming games


All scan pages of Hyrule Warriors!

I like that Sheik design! Colours! Knives! 


With the cancellation of Yogventures, I can only think about the Homestuck game now.

From the very get go, the kickstarter really concerned me. It was ridiculously vague and wishy washy, without naming something as simple and important as the developers who were working on it. Two years later, there’s what, a couple of concept art drawings and one WIP character model?? not to mention that the studio only seems to have one decent game to its name

Everything about it seems to scream that it’s just going to be another disaster like yogventures, just a lot more expensive

Yeah I feel similarly worried. But I have a bit more hope for Homestuck, since Hussie has actually been involved in a game project that was released in directing Namco High.

It is still possible that they’re just playing everything very close to the chest and it’s being developed effectively behind the scenes - they knew they wouldn’t need any detail to rake in money, so they just didn’t bother.

I imagine even if things go well, it’ll be heavily heavily delayed. 


Deadly Premonition’s food print.

I’d be lying if I said wasn’t drawing it for a bag!


This is for you Cassie

I know what I’m listening to literally all day


Did everybody buy “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new album, Mandatory Fun, yesterday?



Persona 3 is great and all but I’m really just waiting to meet a) the blonde robot girl and b) the persona-having dog

These characters better not disappoint 



mmm yessss


there’s still a chance that the reckless silhouette guy from the wii game startup screen will be in the new smash bros   please do not give up hope 


there’s still a chance that the reckless silhouette guy from the wii game startup screen will be in the new smash bros   please do not give up hope