So pretty much a month ago I posted THIS PICTURE, which was some uncensored fan art of me that my friend Whitney drew, and mentioned that I couldn’t find the hilarious censored version she later gave me “in case you want to show your mom” or something like that. Apparently Whitney stalks me and still had it and just left it in my ask box right now! Wooo go you :D
And anyway, here it is, in all its realistic and completely appropriate, safe for work glory!
Look at this shirt. This is a real shirt that you can buy. “Ethan, does your ego know no limits?” you ask. Actually yes it does. It knows all of them and chooses to surpass them regardless.
Did you know that there is also a shirt somewhere out there you can buy that says “I’M REALLY AWESOME” with a picture of my face on it? I have one. I wear it on special occasions.
I really should’ve made this shirt a few years ago while I was in Chicago, though… then ordered a bunch of them, in bulk… then handed them out to all the different girls and guys I was with. I would’ve gotten some amazing exposure!
Hello strange influx of new followers! Thanks for enjoying my nonsense. I am sorry that I do not do the following-back-for-following thing, but on the up side, I guess that makes it even better if I did follow you back? Because then it’s like a statement on who you are rather than a pointless action of exchange? Yeah? Yeah? I don’t want shit all over my dash.
Anyway, you may or may not have heard, I recently changed my hair up. This is a picture of what I looked like up until around Monday.
Oh my goodness you guys. My friend Kinsey made me this hat. It is amazing. It is super warm, first of all, and actually fits my head (my skull is XXL size and normally those hats are special-order only). And plus, obviously, it is a Drifloon!
A Drifloon is a pokémon. But I’m sure you already know this.
It even has the little hangy thingies! They go down to my waist and are soft and fuzzy!
This is the coolest thing anybody has ever made me for sure. You’ll note I’m also wearing the scarf that Ariana knit me a few years ago, which is also pretty awesome still, but I’m afraid there’s not much to be done to beat the Drifloon hat. I wore it to class today and I got compliments on it but nobody identified what it was. Figures.
Fuck yes amazing custom Drifloon hat! Made my week, at least!
Me, Andria, and Lauren hunt for found footage back in May of 2009 at Columbia College Chicago! I just found these videos while looking through old stuff and decided they were worth putting together. So I did.
So I woke up, and there I was, in Madison, Wisconsin, in front of the state capitol building, protesting the shittiest budget-fixing bill you can dream of along with 20 to 40 thousand other people from around the entire nation.
While it’s a top story here, I’m sure few to none of you know what’s going on. The governor of the state came in with something like a ~130 million dollar budget surplus. He then spent ~140 million dollars on tax breaks for the richest citizens of Wisconsin, most of them being people who contributed to his campaign. Then, since all of a sudden there was a budget deficit, he cast himself as the only one with a plan to get our state out of it. The plan is to basically eliminate some unions, such as the teacher’s union and the nurse’s union. This would effectively destroy all their benefits and drastically reduce their salaries. (Quick: think of all the really rich high school teachers you know.)
He specifically DIDN’T target certain other unions, like the firefighters and the police. This was taken as an attempt to drive a wedge into the labour movement, which has basically up to this point been one single movement fighting for rights for ALL unions for over thirty years.
Well, anyway, the teachers and the nurses and the other targeted government workers of the state didn’t like this very much. So they started protesting at the state capitol. Amazingly, all of the people from unions NOT targeted- firefighters, police, construction workers, plumbers, electrical engineers, etc.- came and stood up with them to protest too. Since, by law, at least one democrat has to be represented in the senate for the bill to be voted on, every democrat has just happened to suddenly find themselves out of state… and then, after Governor Walker called the National Guard to hunt them down, they’ve disappeared for the time being.
Walker refuses to compromise- as demonstrated today, when the teacher’s union offered him a generous compromise, and he outright denied it and absolutely would not negotiate at all. Every Republican senator is, strangely enough, not available whenever any protestors go in and try to talk to them. Literally, my representatives are too scared of us to talk to us. And Walker fled the capitol too, as more and more protestors continue to be drawn each day, from as far away as Boston, San Francisco, and North Carolina.
Protests are now forming in every college town in Wisconsin. It looks like they’re not about to go away any time soon. But as my next… like… twenty pictures show, us protestors have some pretty fun ways of picketing…
“Didn’t you just say that you had a mac?” you ask. Well you see, I have a mac pro- not a macbook pro, but a mac pro- which is a big super powerful tower, seriously I’ve got like 6 gigs of ram and like 4 terabytes of disc space over here… and the monitor that would’ve been standard with it was like $500? But I found a cheaper one, that was also two inches wider and HD, for less than $200, and it’s HP so it’s still a good brand. The tradeoff was no webcam, but for $300 that’s a pretty good tradeoff.
Keeping with the trend of hooking competing products up to my mac, then, I will now be using my brand new Microsoft XBox webcam along with it. It was supposed to be a good quality adjustable cam that works right away with macs for some reason. And it is! Woo!
But I promise I won’t spam lots of pictures of my face all the time. Nor will I do all that photobooth stuff. I am not a 16 year old girl… nevermind the fact that I am blaring Ke$ha right now.