If you’re a lady who occasionally spouts the odd homage to gender equality and you’re considering existing on the internet, you’re in for a surprise. Some people already don’t like your stupid lady face. They think you’re going to come in and spill cosmopolitan all over the xhtml while laughing too loudly, ruining everything. Before we go further, answer these three questions:
a) Do you believe in having autonomy over your body?
b) Have you ever had a margarita?
c) Have you read a forum on hair removal in the last 12 months?
They’re going to hate you.
Consider using one of these preemptive internet avatars for your social accounts, [...]
The organizers have seen a transformation in the content since the site was launched. In the beginning, there were scribbles, doodles, and drawings. Then came flipbooks and word poems.
Now, more and more, there are collaborations, and clusters, and virtual versions of the Surrealist game Exquisite Corpse. Sometimes people work together on large drawings. Other times, interlopers take over.
“Clearly we have no control over what is actually going on,” Eliasson says.
Shall we start a project? I'd vote for [...]
Well, you are in for a cruel awakening: "It turns out you've been drawing raindrops incorrectly your entire life," says Newser, which links to NASA, which illustrates rain's "hamburger bun"-type shape:
(Grabbed from this video.) This doesn't seem to be news, though, and the hamburger bun looks like it breaks into raindrop-shaped raindrops at the end, too, so who knows. No one. Meanwhile, "how is snow formed," in case, like me, you thought you knew but had no idea.
Tricia Louvar is a writer and visual artist living in a log cabin with her family. Visit her at tricialouvar.com.
Someone said recently that the existence of the internet is a good reason to never write for a college newspaper, because your overly earnest album reviews and breathless op-eds about campus recycling won't just disappear when you enter the Real World, but Mindy Kaling's "Badly Drawn Girl"—her comic strip from her Dartmouth days—has somehow, against all odds, aged well? They're all collected here. [Badly Drawn Girl]