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and honestly for how much of an overhaul the new Klingon look is, I don't know why they didn't decide to make them blood-red or something else unsettling and badass. They're aliens!

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Is Klingon makeup blackface? I don't see this talked about much but it always made me uncomfortable to see the makeup on white actors, and the makeup in TOS especially seems like blackface. I know Klingons were intended to be a Soviet analogy, but the use of darker skin to denote evilness/aggression seems anti-black to me, regardless. What do y'all think? Just saw the new picture of Discovery's Klingons today and it got me thinking more about it.

(if any of you live in the central-eastern Wisconsin area and want some geckos, I know a source! πŸ˜‰)

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Without FB I also never would have been able to follow updates of a friend who adopted two geckos which started breeding and have spawned multiple generations. It's been a delightful saga, although she now has more geckos than she knows what to do with. mastodon.social/media/wM_mRloE

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There are so many things wrong with Facebook, but I will be eternally grateful for the sweet animal loving positivity of the Dogspotting, Catspotting, and Birdspotting groups! I've stayed on FB to more easily keep in touch with casual acquaintances, but these groups actually give me a reason to check it daily! So many sweet floofers πŸ•πŸˆπŸ€

On the train to Montreal and the "emergency window exit" is a hammer you use to break the window open πŸ˜―πŸ˜―πŸ˜‚

(Fictional Character) Death 

Rewatching Star Trek DS9 and it's the episode when Kai Opaka dies -- Nana Visitor's cry of grief in that moment is so real, so visceral. She's such an amazing actor and this show is so so good.

I don't know exactly what for, but sia posted a "casting call" of sorts on twitter for trans women aged 30+ if anyone on here is interested, email in your video

Hello friends I asked birdfriends this too and didn't get any help but, I need to save two of these for plane/train rides in Canada next week buuuuut want to read one this weekend. Which one? mastodon.social/media/mvTJRRdd

looking for people to follow who like: science, soccer, civilization 5, minecraft, cats, star trek, diana wynne jones, ursula le guin, whales, solarpunk, baking, vintage travel posters, dogs, kazu kibuishi, overthrowing capitalism, and/or chocolate.

what do y'all think of using the jury duty system as a model for 'electing' representatives? with more frequent rotation of duty​ than 2 or 4 years? an idea a friend threw out when we were despairing money/egotistical personality in politics

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