Sexy Handmaid's Tale is the worst Halloween costume I've seen

My all-time favorite practical effect: the wireframe city in "Escape from New York". It was beautiful, nuanced "CGI", all the more so because it wasn't CGI at all; they built a model of the city and then outlined the entire thing with glow-in-the-dark tape, shut off the light, and just filmed the flyover with a crane.

Pro-tip: "Foolish mortals" is a gender-neutral way to refer to folks!

Talk like a pirate day 

a thing that i love about the fediverse is that i can say the word "queer" without it turning into Discourse. i can just describe my spouses and myself as a queer family. without internet strangers yelling at me.

The gender neutral version of Goth gf is


Trust me, there really isn't much of an explanation for most of beyond "Let's do THING IN SPACE!"

I don't want fully automated luxury space communism. I want partially automated sustainable adequate earth ecocommunism.

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Random Masto thought: I see a lot of people try to replace "instance" with different, non-technological metaphors to try to explain it, but honestly, the term I've had the most success with is "server", especially with people used to playing stuff like Minecraft where it's common for people to run their own servers for online multiplayer. I've never read up on the technicals enough to know if this is exactly correct, but.

Minnesota Public Radio is doing a stream of a concert from South Africa, and it's really interesting how the audience is demonstrably enthusiastic.


‪Sex is great and all.

But have you ever tried dying in a shallow creek bed and letting the earth slowly mineralize your skeleton for future scientists to study your remains?‬

Proton Update: Torchlight works. Mass Effect doesn't. The whole situation feels a bit unstable.

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