September 18th, 2014

blazedrgns-creations:

Writing prompts: Expert & Burnt Cookie Dough 

Manufactured Alliances

rating: G

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scottfoss:

I asked my roommate what she would wish for if she were a magical girl in Madoka, and then this wonderful mess poured out of her mouth.

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September 17th, 2014
blue-author:

eschergirls:

So yesterday I found out that Randy Queen (artist of DarkChylde) filed a bunch of DMCA takedown notices to Tumblr to remove posts of his covers on this blog (the entire posts, not just the images).  I’ve also gotten messages from other users that he’s had their stuff removed too (redraws, etc that have been featured here).  Non-critical Tumblr posts of his art/covers and those praising his work appear to be unaffected.
I’m writing this to let other people who run sites that might have criticized his work ( thehawkeyeinitiative, bikiniarmorbattledamage, boobsdontworkthatway, repair-her-armor, comicartcorrections etc) know that he seems to use DMCA takedowns to remove pages that are critical of his work.  And, to be prepared that he might have Tumblr remove your posts without warning (there was no prior communication of any kind, or conventional requests for removal).
Also, if you’ve submitted redraws of his stuff to these sites, you might want to ask them to put them private for now (if he complains about a submission you’ve made, Tumblr will count it as a complaint against your account).
To date, Mr. Queen is the only artist who has taken this kind of action - other artists and publishers seem to understand Escher Girls & other similar sites are fair use and criticism, and that fan discussion, positive or negative, is important and helpful to their business. (In fact, the creators I’ve interacted with are either fans of EG, or expressed disagreement but know that it’s fan criticism.)
If anybody is curious about what his DarkChylde art looked like and why they were featured on this blog you can find them here.
(Don’t harass him on his Facebook or Tumblr by the way.  I’m not interested in having a feud with him, just letting people know what’s going on.)
Update: He has now filed a DMCA takedown with Tumblr to remove this post.  This post is still up on Escher Girls, but every single reblog of it has been removed.


This is blatant abuse of the DMCA process.Reproducing an image for the purpose of commentary and criticism is covered under fair use. People treat that as a gray area even though it’s really not… eschergirls is protected and essential speech.But trying to get THIS post taken down? What exactly is he claiming ownership over?

blue-author:

eschergirls:

So yesterday I found out that Randy Queen (artist of DarkChylde) filed a bunch of DMCA takedown notices to Tumblr to remove posts of his covers on this blog (the entire posts, not just the images).  I’ve also gotten messages from other users that he’s had their stuff removed too (redraws, etc that have been featured here).  Non-critical Tumblr posts of his art/covers and those praising his work appear to be unaffected.

I’m writing this to let other people who run sites that might have criticized his work ( thehawkeyeinitiative, bikiniarmorbattledamage, boobsdontworkthatway, repair-her-armor, comicartcorrections etc) know that he seems to use DMCA takedowns to remove pages that are critical of his work.  And, to be prepared that he might have Tumblr remove your posts without warning (there was no prior communication of any kind, or conventional requests for removal).

Also, if you’ve submitted redraws of his stuff to these sites, you might want to ask them to put them private for now (if he complains about a submission you’ve made, Tumblr will count it as a complaint against your account).

To date, Mr. Queen is the only artist who has taken this kind of action - other artists and publishers seem to understand Escher Girls & other similar sites are fair use and criticism, and that fan discussion, positive or negative, is important and helpful to their business. (In fact, the creators I’ve interacted with are either fans of EG, or expressed disagreement but know that it’s fan criticism.)

If anybody is curious about what his DarkChylde art looked like and why they were featured on this blog you can find them here.

(Don’t harass him on his Facebook or Tumblr by the way.  I’m not interested in having a feud with him, just letting people know what’s going on.)

Update: He has now filed a DMCA takedown with Tumblr to remove this post.  This post is still up on Escher Girls, but every single reblog of it has been removed.

This is blatant abuse of the DMCA process.

Reproducing an image for the purpose of commentary and criticism is covered under fair use. People treat that as a gray area even though it’s really not… eschergirls is protected and essential speech.

But trying to get THIS post taken down? What exactly is he claiming ownership over?

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the-emperor-protects:

badgamerblogged:

isildur-elessar:

Oh shit…

shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit

FUCKIN CORN STARCH MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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September 11th, 2014
builttobulk:

onlyfitgirls:

Ha’a Keaulana runs across the ocean floor with a 50 pound boulder. They do this as training to survive the massive surf waves of winter. She learned her amazing skills from her dad, legendary waterman #briankeaulana and her Grandpa, #Buffalo. I was very humbled to learn from the Hawaiians who have salt water running through their veins. Mahalo Nui Loa. Please stay tuned for our upcoming story on the Hawaiian surfing culture. 
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This is just.. Super impressive.

builttobulk:

onlyfitgirls:

Ha’a Keaulana runs across the ocean floor with a 50 pound boulder. They do this as training to survive the massive surf waves of winter. She learned her amazing skills from her dad, legendary waterman #briankeaulana and her Grandpa, #Buffalo. I was very humbled to learn from the Hawaiians who have salt water running through their veins. Mahalo Nui Loa. Please stay tuned for our upcoming story on the Hawaiian surfing culture. 

Shared of @natgeo  

This is just.. Super impressive.

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September 10th, 2014
turnonred:

Man, I know how you guys feel when you tag my Oktavia posts with “HOW IS THAT A PERSON AND NOT A STATUE” because I am totally saying the same about this beautiful talented piece HOW IS THAT A PERSON?From Kotaku I’d love to track this artist down the sculpt is flawlessssssss

turnonred:

Man, I know how you guys feel when you tag my Oktavia posts with “HOW IS THAT A PERSON AND NOT A STATUE” because I am totally saying the same about this beautiful talented piece HOW IS THAT A PERSON?

From Kotaku I’d love to track this artist down the sculpt is flawlessssssss

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September 7th, 2014
hairandbrokenglasses:

these are the most anime pigeons ive ever fucking seen

hairandbrokenglasses:

these are the most anime pigeons ive ever fucking seen

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Come not between a dragon and his wrath.

(Source: thorsodinson, via bonkalore)

vilehumanity:

cassjaytuck:

have you ever seen a numbat’s tongueimagenow you’ve seen a numbat’s tongue

now i’ve seen a numbat

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