On the expectation of free labor to diversify your spaces

[Copy/Pasted from an early AM twitter vent this morning 12/21/16] I'm in a mood, and I'm irritated. I want to talk about value of work, specifically diversity work & people's expectation of free labor. So I'm lucky, and in a good position where sometimes people come out the gate with what are your rates & fees? This … Continue reading On the expectation of free labor to diversify your spaces

I’m fed up

I thought about writing out my thoughts on all the killings and shootings of our people instead of a long thread of tweets. However, I’m not doing that for two reasons. One) it’s like the second I talk about one person’s murder by cops, another occurs in hours if not days and it’s exhausting emotionally, … Continue reading I’m fed up

Semi-infrequent reminders of how to support my work

Hey y'all! Here is a handy post on how you can support my work. A lot of people say they love what I do, and want me to keep doing it, but hey bills don't pay themselves, Comcast won't wait for their money and the cat needs kibble, I need food, y'all know how it … Continue reading Semi-infrequent reminders of how to support my work

So you want to describe a POC character…

Ok, so I get asked for advice and my thoughts on a lot of things relating to diversity and representation. Lately I've been getting asked about the proper/authentic/least offensive way to describe or write POC characters. There's been a tumblr post going around about not using food as descriptors for non-white characters. Some people don't … Continue reading So you want to describe a POC character…

Doing all the things! March update [Reposted from Patreon]

Hi all, First off thank you for your support this past month, I appreciate every single Patreon, from everyone at the $1 and up helped keep me housed, the cat fed, internet and electricity on so I can do this work. So what have I been doing eh? A lot more streaming for one thing. … Continue reading Doing all the things! March update [Reposted from Patreon]

I don’t <3 Huckabee

Why Huckabee is a nutjob Friday, January 4, 2008 Top 10 Reasons Why Huckabee is a Nutjob File under: Huckabee is nuts. File under: Huckabee is a nutcase. File under: Huckabee is cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs. You get the drift. Top 10 Reasons Why Huckabee is a Nutjob 10. Almost all candidates get celebrity endorsements. … Continue reading I don’t <3 Huckabee

What I did on my summer vacation…

I was on vacation the last week of August and I actually got out and did some fun stuff... first off I had to reinstall Windows XP on my machine a few times since the HD where everything was installed decided to up and die on me earlier in the weekend that started my vacation. … Continue reading What I did on my summer vacation…

Vacation frustration – Onion article prompts real look into vacation time used in workforce today

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-0730edit2jul30,0,6614505.story chicagotribune.com Editorial Vacation frustration July 30, 2007 "180 Trillion Leisure Hours Lost To Work Last Year," read a recent headline in the satirical newspaper the Onion. The story was fake news, which is the Onion's specialty. But at least one advocacy group appears to be taking its reverse logic seriously. Its aim: Less work, … Continue reading Vacation frustration – Onion article prompts real look into vacation time used in workforce today