Irritations

Feb. 8th, 2011 03:30 pm
ying: chopsticks and noodles. (om nom nom)
I've read this book. It doesn't do gender very well, tis true. But the fact that the critic is routinely trying to deny the Asian-identity of the writer and of people who disagree with the critique of the book (I'm glad my Asian heritage isn't as authentic as yours, [personal profile] pyrofennec!) makes me angry.

I've been seeing various ramblings about [community profile] notgreenorblue and it looks like people are gearing up to ruin the whole experience with wank. Could we maybe stay focused on the point? That would be fantastic.

Have been checking out the solicits for upcoming comics. Someday I will understand why the hell anyone at Marvel thinks the Stupid Pimp Retcon should continue to be a part of their canon, but today is not that day. Sadly, I will still probably be picking up Falcon's one-shot, because that art is spectacular.

Mixed Bag

Jan. 29th, 2011 09:29 am
ying: chopsticks and noodles. (om nom nom)
- [community profile] notgreenorblue is still in the claiming stage and continues to go well. I'm just pleased people are signing up for it, considering that neither Tony Stark nor Bruce Wayne are available characters. I'm also pleased that a variety of characters so far have been claimed.

The greatest surprise in the fest so far has been the number of Misty Knight prompts. It was a fantastic surprise, to be sure.

I'm very thankful to everyone who has helped signal boost that community. You are all wonderful.

- It is a wonderful thing, having a girlfriend who can cook. My own cooking skills are not the best. In the words of my mother: "I expected you to grow up to be a man! Otherwise I would have taught you how to cook better!"

Ah, my mother's acceptance. A slow process and full of its own brand of fail. I love her anyway.

Anyway, the girlfriend's Pantry Soup (as in, let's toss a bit of everything we have in the pantry into the pot) is quite tasty for dinner and for breakfast.

- I've recently received a job offer that will take me to the midwest U.S. The pay is better, but the probable lack of diversity in the area troubles me.

- The rec spamming I had intended to do when I started this journal has been rather sadly neglected. Must get back on that.

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