let's use it as an excuse to post this nice panel from Hakumei to Mikochi
by the way, Phil Dragash' audiobooks are really impressive with one narrator doing all the voices. the movie soundscapes may imprint the actors' faces in your mind, but for me after a while each character grew distinct from any adaptation.
and they're available on archive.org !
for the last few weeks i've been listening to LoTR audiobooks and today the chapter about Treebeard and Ents resonated with me deeply - i did not expect to cry over fate of the trees
when i had first read the trilogy back in middle school i missed most of the nuance and stayed for the cool fights and stuff, but that's fine. yet i'm glad i've grown in empathy in some ways
just found out Jon Bois' '17776' aka 'What Football Will Look Like in the Future' got a sequel a few years back, excited to read/watch/ponder it! The original is one of the most unique speculative science fiction stories i've ever read, but to say anything about it aside from the name would spoil the experience. Let's just say i don't care about sports at all yet the narrative captivated me from start to finish
@neauoire have you seen this piece on drawing as programming?
I saved this paper called Anticipatory Procrastination some time ago without taking a look inside and thinking it's an actual paper, now i'm having a laugh seeing its contents
"Asa'pili is a constructed language (...) intended to explain concepts for a sustainable future in an original way."
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