Spent the last few weeks doing stuff because dew had tooth issues and has been in pain.

Because work is really slow and I can get away with this on my break.

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You stand accused of having uttered the phrase, "Mommy milkers" unironically. How do you plead?

"Not cringe, your honor."

[Angry whispers erupt throughout the courtroom]

I actually thought that Dorohedoro was unlikely, but they did it.

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Enough with pol, what manga or light novel do you think should/will never get an anime?

Otherside Picnic, MH 

In other words, ultimately it's about two queer women using altered states of mind to avoid dealing with their past trauma, so of course it's the sort of thing I think is compelling.

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Otherside Picnic, MH 

In fact, she tends to dismiss her past trauma as a normal occurrence. She also has dependency issues (both of them, really) and her misanthropy borders on sociopathic sometimes... but that could also be her being an unreliable narrator. The point is that both of them are very fucked up and while their exploration of the Otherside brings them closer together, it's almost more of a coping mechanism than anything because, at least at this point in the novels, Sorawo hasn't really actually properly confronted her experiences.

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Otherside Picnic, MH 

One thing I dig about Otherside Picnic is the way it handles the whole "unfathomable horrors causing you to go mad". Namely because seeing a big octopus isn't going to break my brain in any way, even if it might be scary.

However, the Otherside alters your cognition, it twists pattern recognition and other things in a way that feels consistent with actual altered states of mind due to psychadelics, etc. things might take on sinister meanings, for instance, because your brain is firing all its pattern recognition circuits on innocuous things.

Having said that, Sorawo (and Toriko, but the books are from Sorawo's perspective) actually DOES have some serious mental health issues, for instance, dissociative episodes due to past trauma.

COVID 

I should be able to get the vaccine is a little bit but it makes me feel a bit guilty because I feel like some other people I know should get it first... but... it's not like I can just give it to them and they expire so I might as well take it and consider myself lucky.

So I'm a Spider, So What? Minor Spoilers 

As someone who has read the light novels up to the current english translation, the webnovel (most of it), and the manga. I do wish I had other light novel fans to discuss the series I like, but nooo.

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So I'm a Spider, So What? Minor Spoilers 

If anyone watches the first few episodes and goes, "Okay this is interesting but it seems like it's going to be as much about Shun's wish fulfillment isekai adventure as it is about spider girl" I assure it's not.

I have permanently banned the president of the united states from posting on radical.town.

I'm almost done with Subnautica, are there any games like it that are, like, done?

Anime 

One thing I'm pretty sure about is that they'll do the first three volumes, which is reasonable, because it does make for a natural stopping point.. in fact, the volumes are basically split into 11 different episodes already, almost as if the author was writing in the hopes of getting an anime adaptation. Which is fine!

Except it doesn't make the gayness explicit until the fourth volume. Now, it's not a romance and I wouldn't say their romance is a healthy one, but, like, that's drama.

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