Tales from the Brain Pan

The Scattered Thoughts of an Infected Survivor

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10 Books/Stories That Have Stayed With You

Took this off atlinmerrick, and added the option of stories, since I think we’ve all read lots of short stories in school and such that still stick with us.

1) There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury
2) Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson
3) Lirael by Garth Nix
4) Sandman by Neil Gaiman
5) Funhome by Alison Bechdel
6) The Golden Bird by the Grimm brothers
7) The Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
8) The Long Rain by Ray Bradbury
9) Key Item by Isaac Asimov
10) The Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr.

Bonus Round - Stories of Dubious Stickiness
Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson also sticks with me, just in a bad way. I only found the part of the book after the hurricane interesting.
~ I recently read Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein at the recommendation of my awesome dentist. It hasn’t met the required time for “sticking” but I suspect it will stay with me several years from now.
~ I really wanted to add The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta, but I’ve also been watching the TV series, and I feel that might be influencing the stickiness of the book at the moment. But rest assured, I still think it counts.
~ My other recent read has been Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, which will stick with me because I didn’t care about it very much, but my boyfriend was overly insistent that I read it. Stickiness for the wrong reasons here.

What about the rest of you, say in particular: calebnewcastle, anightvaleintern, thesomethingblog, and littlemattyrand.

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kahtiihma:

returntothestars:

dat practical armor

NO you guys don’t understand, the entire book is like this. They tried to cram in all sorts of representation of different races and the art is gorgeous and it’s GREAT! The picture for a spellcaster is a female human who is wearing BAGGY, NON-SEXUALIZED CLOTHING AND NO MAKEUP because she’s in a dungeon, she doesn’t have time to do her hair cmon.
Also this:


Every year at GenCon I go to the queer gamers panel, and every year there’s a discussion about proper representation in RPG gaming. The heads of the companies who make these game are the ones moderating the panel, and it’s amazing to see how all the things we’ve discussed over the last four years are constantly being put into practice by the moderators when they go back to work the following monday.

kahtiihma:

returntothestars:

dat practical armor

NO you guys don’t understand, the entire book is like this. They tried to cram in all sorts of representation of different races and the art is gorgeous and it’s GREAT! The picture for a spellcaster is a female human who is wearing BAGGY, NON-SEXUALIZED CLOTHING AND NO MAKEUP because she’s in a dungeon, she doesn’t have time to do her hair cmon.

Also this:

Every year at GenCon I go to the queer gamers panel, and every year there’s a discussion about proper representation in RPG gaming. The heads of the companies who make these game are the ones moderating the panel, and it’s amazing to see how all the things we’ve discussed over the last four years are constantly being put into practice by the moderators when they go back to work the following monday.

(Source: ianthe, via rum-tiger)

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Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

IT’S REAL IT’S REAL THEY MADE A REAL ONE GET IN MY CAAARRRRR!!!!!!