I signed up at a Twitter alternative that seems to be gaining traction called gab.ai yesterday. They started beta two weeks ago. A number of prominent social media users have gab accounts, including Milo Yiannopoulos (@m), Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet), Lauren Southern (@LaurenSouthern) and Spacebunny Day (@Spacebunny). I’m sure there are more, and if you have recommendations of who I should follow (including you!), you can leave a comment or Tweet me (@QuizzerW) or Gab me (@Quizzer). Continue reading
Comicversary is a word. Really. You are allowed to make up words nowadays. Society is truly lurching toward utopia. We’ve been making comics for an entire year. This is nothing compared to professional cartoonists, but it isn’t bad for us wanna-bees. We cherish our amateur status, and hope to win cartoon-related medals in the upcoming Brazil Olympics. Olympic medals would garner us the attention and publicity we seek. So would catching the Zika virus. Continue reading
Tempest in a Teardrop is proud to announce that quirky feminist Terri the Potato is, in fact, pregnant. This comes as a shock to the cast and illustrator, who were unaware that Terri had a love interest either in or out of the comic strip. Astute readers familiar with potato biology may have been suspicious when a mysterious growth appeared in the comic “Mesmerizing Inaction“. Continue reading
Twitter: Occupied Territory
Twitter is now fully committed to silencing anyone using its service to voice “problematic” opinions. The details are everywhere; no reason to cover them here. Your local college will need to update the syllabus for their Dictators 101 class; Twitter’s censorship techniques are must-study material for any wanna-be Authoritarian.
In every single article I’ve read, a commentator (or dozen) points out how they never used it, never understood it, what a waste of time it was, and how arguing in 140 characters or less was for imbeciles. That last one is my personal favorite. So, where’s the harm? Let it die an ignoble death. Stick a fork in it and roast a marshmallow over the corpse as it burns.
There are a long line of people in history who share your opinion, silly commentators. Continue reading