Selections from the “What If…” section of Roy A Gallant’s Our Universe. Here, concept art for potential aliens in our universe is presented. Included are the sentient ice cube Plutonian Zistles; the Jellyblimps; and the Stovebellies of Titan, among others.
Notably, two separate species appear to travel by the power of their own flatulence.
Loved this book as a boy.
1956- Gordon Parks documented the everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crow segregation for Life magazine’s photo-essay “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” (via)
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"Oh, there’s a threat to America. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Back to that fucking COPS show, because I’ll tell you who the threat to freedom…. no no no, not to freedom. I’ll tell you who the threat to the status quo is in this country. It’s us! That’s why they show you shows like fucking COPS. So you know that State Power will win, and we’ll bust your house down, and we’ll fucking bust you anytime we want. That’s the message! Why don’t they just have a show called Storm Trooper?"
Little comic about how to make zucchini bread in these trying times. Dedicated to CB Cebulski, Mike Hardin, Ming Doyle, and anyone else who sunk my zucchini bread deep within their bodies.
Next time you’re in NYC, I best be getting my loaf on! :) I love all of these auto-bio type side comics. MORE!
This is the bestest!!
Now I want zucchini bread, but only if Hunter serves it to me.
Becky Cloonan is one of the best cartoonists in the field.
Queen Hatshepsut of Ancient Egypt. She has a lovely smile for someone who’s been dead for thousands of years.
she wasn’t a queen. she was a pharaoh and wanted to be referred to as such. she even had her statues modeled after the male pharaoh’s statues to state her dominance and authority. she was actually one of the most successful pharaohs in all of ancient egyptian history and she reigned longer than any other woman in power in egypt.
damn no wonder she died and smiled for a trillion years afterwards
The fact that we know about her is marvelous.
the next Pharaoh after her Tuthmosis III tried to erase Hatshepsut out of history ,chiseled her name off her monuments ,covered the text on her obelisks with stone,knocked down and defaced her statues .
she was even left off the list of pharaohs ..talk about some patriarchy bullshit
her name was lost for a couple of millennia, her body was found in a unmarked grave in early twentieth century
sad part is in Egyptian belief is if your are forgotten in the living world you don’t exist in the afterlife,so he was trying to kill her even in death
My best friend throwing down some herstory. A+ commentary
She wore a fake beard, you guys.
She was the fucking boss.
If we remember her now does that save her from an awful afterlife?
I’m just picturing the Kemetic afterlife. All the Pharaohs are hanging out in some kind of swanky club, drinking and congratulating each other on being bros.
The doors slam open and Hatshepsut strides in, glorious, robes swirling, rocking the fake beard and the insane amounts of wealth and power. “Miss me, bitches?”
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