A note from Rei

Jun. 19th, 2017 01:03 am[personal profile] jewelfox
jewelfox: A portrait of Rei Ayanami from the Evangelion series as an anthropomorphic albino red fox, in a sleeveless lavender top. (rei)

If I were an anime girl, I would apparently be a weak, sickly one, taking meds in order to survive and having executive function issues.

I would also be a vegetarian for reasons of conscience, and would fiercely defend the few people that I deeply cared about.

It just seems very appropriate. And the appropriateness is comforting.

Please poke Claire and tell her to write more.

Soothing our inner fox kit

Jun. 14th, 2017 09:28 pm[personal profile] jewelfox
jewelfox: A portrait of a foxgryphon with a beak, black fur, magenta hair, fox ears, and a neckband with a large jewel on it. (Default)

Sometimes, when I'm feeling nervous, I try to comfort my inner child by showing her stuff that she would have been amazed by. Remembering how I would have felt, if I'd gotten to see (for example) a handheld console that looked like my Game Gear* or GBA, but was much more powerful than even an N64.

My inner child is still afraid of anything that isn't sufficiently Mormon, though, so I also have to reassure her that stuff like cute visual novels isn't going to corrupt us or hurt anyone. ^^;

I don't think she's a literal person, so much as that when I get anxious I kind of regress to when I was living in fear all the time. Then I have to coax myself back out, or at least try to make myself comfortable enough that I start to feel better.

Writing Prompt

Does anyone else (not) do this? What sort of things comfort you? For us it's toys, games, and especially electronics, because we were privileged to have access to things like computers from an early age. And they were our escape.




* I bought it when I was 10, with the prize money from winning a regional spelling bee, and carried it with me everywhere. Even though I couldn't afford batteries (6x AA batteries lasted like six hours in this thing), and had to rely on AC and car adapters. It was my treasure.

CyberPunk

Jun. 13th, 2017 12:15 pm[personal profile] armaina
armaina: (dotdotdot)
With this rabble about going on with The Last Night been thinking about some matters with the Cyberpunk Genre as a whole and frankly, it's fundamental issues as a genre that doesn't make the game all that surprising to hear about. Specifically for western cyberpunk, that is.

gripe ramble cut )

Listening

Jun. 12th, 2017 11:39 am[personal profile] redsixwing
redsixwing: Cartoon of a happy green parrot (kokapetl)


Hat tip to [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith, who pointed toward this channel.

Hey look I'm arting.

Jun. 11th, 2017 07:30 pm[personal profile] moonvoice
moonvoice: (tv - comm - whole brain crying)
So okay, the first photo is:

* Stag with branch-antlers. Brantlers!
* Stag with brantlers, pose II
* Black wallaroo (think small member of kangaroo family that is black)
* Darwin's fox
* African sacred ibis


 photo 2017 - art - sketch aggregate 700x_zps3mmsohjb.jpg


And the second is my Green Swans, that I haven't finished inking yet.


 photo 2017 - art - wip greens swans 700x_zpsyatcr9nb.jpg
jewelfox: A portrait of a foxgryphon with a beak, black fur, magenta hair, fox ears, and a neckband with a large jewel on it. (Default)

This is a response to 'Hello, my name is Ally' -- how children are being exploited by YouTube predators.

The link goes into slightly graphic detail about fetish material. This short essay discusses in broad terms what's happened to me and to others, but is not itself graphic.

Read more... )

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