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emilianadarling:

EVERYONE STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS BECAUSE HOLY SHIT MY WHOLE LIFE JUST CHANGED FOR THE BETTER.

So apparently in addition to running Archive of Our Own and providing legal advocacy to fans who run up against plagiarism accusations, the Organization for Transformative Works also publishes a peer-reviewed academic journal called Transformative Works and Cultures that is dedicated to promoting scholarship about fanworks and practices. This journal is 100% free to access and has been publishing 2-3 volumes (each containing 15-18 articles, essays, interviews, and book reviews) per year since 2008. 

Why is this so fucking exciting? For one thing, academia has a terrible habit of being increeeedibly sloooow to discuss new ideas — partly due to the very long turnaround time necessary to get articles published. By contrast, Transformative Works and Cultures is super up-to-date and teaming with topics that are actually relevant to modern fandom.

Want to read an academic article about female fans being “fridged” in comic book culture? Done. Interested in learning about the societal implications of mpreg within fanfiction/fanart? Here you go. Want to learn more about race and ethnicity in fandom? Well, would you look at that. Feel a mighty need to read a specially-conducted interview with Orlando Jones about producer/fan interactions in “Sleepy Hollow”? Holy butts the show only came out in 2013 and they already have this what the hell.

And all of this — all of the knowledge, all of the analysis, all of the academic credibility being added to fannish ideas — is 100% free to access.

Transformative Works and Cultures is doing fandom an incredible service: by giving a voice to people within fandom, by preserving the discussions and ideas that were important to fannish culture at certain points in time, by emphasizing our significance as a subculture — and all the while doing it on our own terms.

These are fans working hard to give legitimacy to other fans, and if you don’t think that’s rad as hell then I don’t even know what to tell you. 

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kayathedragon:

aganami:

This isn’t right. You’re supposed to be with me!

The actual definition of what some guys think when the girl says “no”.

"OMG I did this and that for YOU, you must date me!"

Hell no. If I don’t like you, I won’t date you.

This movie is fucking golden.

YES CAN WE TALK ABOUT THIS MOVIE

Megamind has the ultimate example of a “nice guy”, Hal, who liked Roxanne - and he was clear about it. He “complimented” several things to her in the beginning, which guess what - were not flattering at all, but downright creepy, so really, it was no wonder Roxanne didn’t like him.

But after he gets his superpowers, he expects her to - he expects to be rewarded for being the “good guy”, despite the fact that he hasn’t really done anything for her. When she rejects him and later finds out that she had dated Megamind for a time, he’s furious that she would date the “bad guy” when he is the “good guy”.

Yet despite Megamind being “bad” and Hal being “good”, it’s Megamind who respects what she wants - when she told him to back off, he backed off, and then later apologized, while Hal was legit going to kill her for rejecting him. So really, who is the good guy?

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defcons:

suber:

If you watch anime click play I won’t ruin it for you.

senpeep

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sabbat5:

今日の夕方頃にMTMTEの#32と#33が届くんですが、なんだか色々な意味で凄いらしいので戦々恐々としています…アァァアーーー早く読みたい!!!

sabbat5:

今日の夕方頃にMTMTEの#32と#33が届くんですが、なんだか色々な意味で凄いらしいので戦々恐々としています…アァァアーーー早く読みたい!!!

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terminalmontage:

My Flash friends, in case you didn’t know. You can open corrupt .flas in winrar if you change the extension to .zip. Zipping the contents back up and calling it a .fla works too!
Cannot Parse Whatever seems to be more of an issue with CS4/CS5+ (I use Flash CS5.5, bleh). Last time this happened to me was when I was working on Zubatman, which was pretty heavy duty in frames I GUESS.
For added clarification, when I opened my corrupt .fla in WinRar and took the stuff out, winRAR tells me what’s corrupt, and won’t let me take it out. So you can simply grab everything and put it in a folder.
(That second Backup Folder was made AFTER this thing, I won’t make the mistake of backing up all my files with a corrupt file again)

terminalmontage:

My Flash friends, in case you didn’t know. You can open corrupt .flas in winrar if you change the extension to .zip. Zipping the contents back up and calling it a .fla works too!

Cannot Parse Whatever seems to be more of an issue with CS4/CS5+ (I use Flash CS5.5, bleh). Last time this happened to me was when I was working on Zubatman, which was pretty heavy duty in frames I GUESS.

For added clarification, when I opened my corrupt .fla in WinRar and took the stuff out, winRAR tells me what’s corrupt, and won’t let me take it out. So you can simply grab everything and put it in a folder.

(That second Backup Folder was made AFTER this thing, I won’t make the mistake of backing up all my files with a corrupt file again)

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