I wanted to write something witty and worthy of this awesome lady, but i think my inner coherence just fell apart…
Using your company issued computer to do something that has nothing to do with your work, and would certainly make your coworkers think you’re some kind of freak.
Like writing a vampire story that also involves a guitar and an epic song about a boar that thinks his d**k is a sword.
Hey, managers of all sorts, boss that doesn’t even know who I am, clients of all sorts! You will never destroy me. I WRITE NONSENSE AND I MAKE IT MAKE SENSE!
Now I need to turn off tumblr and listen to some music.
And I also crave chocolate.
Does anybody else crave chocolate when they are feeling anxious?
Having Microsoft Access open for 4+ hours and only having entered three things in the database lol
You have to use MSAccess? Poor you :(
How often have you been shopping and you come across something that is just PERFECT, but does not go up to your size? Over 60% of American women wear a size 14 or above, but only 17% of clothing sold is 14 & up. That is a ridiculous disparity.
Moreover, when some brands move into plus (ahem H&M), they throw their signature trendy looks by the wayside in favor of flowy dark fabrics that they think “work” for plus sizes. That is crap. Plus size women want color, print, and structure. Moreover, we want variety. A group this numerous cannot be a monolith, and since style is such a personal thing, we all have different tastes. I want #plussizeplease to be a way to showcase the demand for styles we’d buy and rock, and all the money brands are forfeiting by refusing to expand their sizes.
So here’s how to use it:
1) Snap a picture of a garment you love but does not come in your size. Include the brand and price, tagging the company if possible. For example, I am in love with this Zara marble print dress. I would have purchased it yesterday if it went above a size L. My tweet would be:
“.@Zara marble print sheath, $59. I’d buy it right now if it came in my size. #plussizeplease”
2) Use it on any social media – Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest… even Facebook supports hashtags now.
3) Tag anything you’d purchase, whether in store or online.
4) Feel free to include the size range it comes in and/or the size you think you’d need. Sizing can be tricky, so this is definitely not required.
5) Tell your friends! I don’t just want this to be a blogger thing – I want all women who wear size 14 and up to show their purchasing power and share styles they love. Let’s be unignorable!
I love to see children who are so delicate and gentle with animals. It warms my heart amidst a sea of brats pulling cats’ tails and getting whacked.
Also JESUS THAT’S A SNUGGLY CHICKEN.
…can I have a snuggle-chicken?
I shit you not, one of my mom’s friends has a son who used to have a pet chicken that would follow him around everywhere, it was allowed in the house, and would sit in his lap when he watched TV. He had a snuggle-chicken.
FAKE GEEK GUYS: A MESSAGE TO MEN ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT
By Andy Khouri
“I think this woman is wrong about something on the Internet. Clearly my best course of action is to threaten her with rape.”
That’s crazy talk, right? So why does it happen all the time?
Honest question, dudes.
That women are harassed online is not news. That women in comics and the broader fandom cultures are harassed online is not news. That these women are routinely transmitted anonymous messages describing graphic sexual violence perpetrated upon them for transgressions as grave as not liking a thing… that is actually news to me, and it’s probably news to a lot of you guys reading this.
So what do we do about it?
This is important.
And it’s goddamned important for guys to call out other guys who do this shit. Don’t let it stand.
This goes for other domains than comics (yeah, tech industry, I’m talking about you)