Mar 25, 2013 13:09
ATTN: DEVO re-issues Hardcore Volumes 1 & 2 via Superior Viaduct!
Vinyl available in May 2013. 2-CD set available in August 2013.
- First time reissue of archival material fr …
If you’ve never heard the Hardcore Devo compilations then are you in for a treat!
Hey tumberites and tumblretts. Wanted to let you know that I’m going to stop posting on Channel-Z starting today.
When I started my main tumblr - Naive Melodies, I wanted it to serve as a changing portfolio for my personal and artistic life. Channel-Z was a place to express my interests and mainly reblog.
Well - I’m amalgamating the two together. Things I want to promote, things I want to bring up, personal posts, pop-culture posts, I decided that they’re all facets that make me into the person that I am. So for simplicity’s sake, I’m going to be posting/reblogging/promoting/writing/commenting on everything over at Naive Melodies.
So - if you’ve enjoyed Channel-Z, please tune into Naive Melodies: home, it’s where you want to be. Thanks guys!
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“There are 20 main characters. So just straightening them out in my head is… a job. And that’s why I do a lot of sitting and smoking”. - Leslie, 32 and Childless
My name’s Michael Hartney. I’m as big a Superman fan as you’ll ever meet. I have bought Superman comics every Wednesday since I learned to read, which was nearly 30 years ago. Superman was the subject of my blog and my one-man show. My name is tattooed on my arm in Kryptonian, for Zod’s sake. Oh, and I’m super-gay.
I can’t and won’t support the hiring of Orson Scott Card on Adventures of Superman. There’s a difference between having conservative political beliefs and being an active force of bigotry and hatred. Card is the latter. So draw away, Ethan Van Sciver, you fabulous Republican! Fine with me! Orson Scott Card, however, is in an entirely different, unjust league.
If this was a holocaust denier or a white supremacist, there would be no question. Hiring that writer would be an embarrassment to your company. Well, Card is an embarrassment to your company, DC. This is the same. The LGBTQ community will no longer take this lying down. Our civil rights are no longer up for debate or discussion.
Ugh. And of all the characters Card could have been hired to write, you give him Superman? The character that taught me to lead by example? To do the right thing, even when it was hard? To keep going, even when it seemed hopeless? What an insult. Kids are killing themselves. They are killing themselves in a climate of intolerance and homophobia publicly fostered by people like Orson Scott Card. You don’t have to contribute to this. You shouldn’t. You mustn’t.
What can you do to keep my business, and the business of other LBGTQ readers (and their straight allies) who feel utterly betrayed by this thoughtless, illogical decision? Great question, DC. Yank the story. Don’t publish it. You don’t have to fire Card. Pay him, thank him for his time, and run something else. Say, by Phil Jimenez, or one of the other incredible LGBTQ talents you have in your stable that have been alienated by this colossal blunder. Then, publish an It Gets Better comic. With 100% of the proceeds going to the Trevor Project. Stories starring Batwoman, Bunker, Alan Scott, and straight heroes too. I’ll do you a favor: I’ll write the Superman story, free of charge. I’ve got more than thirty years of Superman research under my belt, so I think I know him pretty well.
I wish you did too.
This is a perfect letter. What an absolute bone-headed decision by DC Comics to hire OSC to write anything for them, let alone a Superman story. This decision has forced me to ask, as I have been doing for the last year or so, what exactly is going on over there?Source: michaelhartney
Check out this wicked-funny Fashion Week parody video by my brilliant pal Meghan.