Today is September 10th, so you know what that means – today is Sailor Mercury’s birthday! According to her official biography, Sailor Mercury (born Ami Mizuno, which in Japanese means “she with the mom hairstyle” “”Friend of Water”) was born on … Continue reading The Sailor Mercury Day Thread
This month marks the 30th anniversary of one of my favorite cartoons growing up. The Super Mario Brothers Super Show was produced by DiC Entertainment and featured pro wrestler “Captain” Lou Albano as Mario and character actor Danny Wells as Luigi … Continue reading Hey, paisanos! It’s The Super Mario Brothers Super Show Day Thread!
On the last Day Thread I did, I went a little too enthusiastic and overboard. So, for this Day Thread, I will be very restrained and courteous and simple and to the point. Please enjoy the header image of a … Continue reading A Very Staid Day Thread
25 years ago, Marvel’s X-Men comics’ annual crossover featured a battle between the X-Teams and the techno-organic human hybrid aliens known as The Phalanx. What made this crossover unique is that it was divide into three separate parts that were … Continue reading The Blink Day Thread
Warning: This article features talk about fetishism I’ve got a quite a bit of things to talk about here. First and foremost is the big one. The thing I came out to my parents first before coming out as gay. … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – A minute of last things and a summation. (Slightly NSFW; graphic heavy)
In 1985, my parents bought our first VCR. To celebrate the occasion they rented three videos – The Wizard of Oz, Annie, and The Godfather. The former two were for me and my sisters and the latter was for them. … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Movies
20 years ago, I graduated high school. I almost didn’t, though. My special ed guidance councilor consistently put me in classes that weren’t American history, so I had no choice but to take summer school my senior year. I hated … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Revolutionary Girl Utena
Note: This article contains talk of fetishism and bondage. Reader discretion is advised. I’ve written about these before, I know. However, after the reception I got over the last two articles (in that I didn’t get many comments and I’m such … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Video Games 3 (Graphics and text heavy; long)
25 years ago, Final Fantasy VI debuted in Japan and was released in America as Final Fantasy III. Also 25 years ago, my mother found two cassettes – ABBA Grandes Exitos Vol. 2 and Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Unusual. Since … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Video Games 2
Don’t know how to approach this as the affect of video games on my sexual identity is pretty minor. I think I’ll talk about my perception of how queer people are represented in video games. In stead of focusing broadly, … Continue reading My Queerness and Pop Culture – Video Games 1
Sitcoms. Situational comedies. Friends, Cheers, The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Seinfeld, How I Met Your Mother. I’ve seen a couple of these and, yes, I do find them funny, but they haven’t grabbed me as the ones I saw with … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – The sitcoms that shaped me
This article contains discussion of fetishism. Reader discretion is advised. I’m frustrated by this. I’m frustrated and scared about what I have to say. I’m scared about how people will react to what I’m going to write. React to what … Continue reading My Queerness and pop culture – Batman (slightly NSFW; graphics heavy)
Note: The following has a discussion about fetishism. Reader discretion is advised. God, Sleeping Beauty. Yes, it’s one of the most beautifully animated films ever made. Yes, the real stars of the movie are The Three Good Fairies. Yes, it … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Disney! 02
Jane Austin wrote: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Another truth universally acknowledged is that gays love Disney and I am no different. I don’t … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – Disney! 01
This is going to be awkward for me as I’m going to be talking about myself, sometimes frankly. Here’s goes everything. It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which propelled the Gay Rights Movement into the public eye; it’s … Continue reading My queerness and pop culture – An introduction and the other meaning of queerness
Today is the 30th Anniversary of the release of Vampire’ Kiss, a movie I know nothing about except A. Nicholas Cage is in it and B. These things happen: Enjoy the Night Thread everyone. Continue reading Vampire’s Kiss Night Thread
35 years ago today, a movie with one of the most amazing soundtracks ever in films, Streets of Fire, premiered in theaters. I written about the movie before, but that has since been taken down (on my request), so here’s a … Continue reading The Night Thread is what it means to be young. Before you know it, it’s gone.
In five months, it’ll be Halloween (hey, I can do math), and almost every Halloween I make it a point to play the video game The Suffering. Usually, I’m not into horror games because I’m scared fat wussy man, but … Continue reading The Day Thread is Suffering
This night thread is dedicated to my favorite super villains. In the manga Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Sailor Galaxia is the dictator of a group called Shadow Galactica, who are dedicated in killing other Sailor Guardians and taking their Sailor … Continue reading Galaxia Night Thread
Today is all about cherries! So let us give glory to this summer fruit. Enjoy the Day Thread, everyone, and my apologies if I made any of you hungry. Continue reading Cherries Day Thread!
“Little girls, I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.” – Ms. … Continue reading The Day Thread is in its prime