Grad School Was Not Fun - by murrene
*editor’s note - i used the background picture in an image macro once, i think i saved it as ‘cosmic background from hip hop website’ :)
FINALLY. FROM CHURNING MAGMA AND BILLOWING GASES I HAVE SHAPED AND MOLDED THIS PARADISE. ALL THAT REMAINS IS TO POPULATE IT WITH CREATURES MADE IN MY IMAGE. I DON’T WANT THEM TO HAVE TO WORK OR FORAGE FOR FOOD, THOUGH, SO I SHOULD PROBABLY MAKE SOME KIND OF ANNOYING, IGNORANT, SELF DESTRUCTIVE AND NEUROTIC BIPEDAL ASSHOLES WHOSE INTENSE LONELINESS EVEN IN THE MIDST OF THEIR OWN KIND WILL COMPEL THEM TO SHELTER, FEED, ADORE AND PAMPER MY PRECIOUS CHILDREN.
So the official Season 4 poster came out today. No surprise, I was underwhelmed by the design. Actually, I love the main image. The crow/raven is awesome. Much improved over the slightly anemic dragon shadow, which worked well in just about every other medium other than the poster for which it was created. However, I was very underwhelmed by the design elements around the crow. The tagline type is a little big and clunky and I can see that they just put a bevel effect on it. The “GOT” type is big and clunky in the corner and I much prefer the actual full logo to the abbreviated version which just looks like the word “got” especially to non internet fans. I also am not a fan of the “4.6” for the date, because I have seen a lot of people not know what that means. The background is also a little sad. I mean it’s literally just a blue to white gradient with a noise filter. Seriously. I shouldn’t be able to tell everything that you’re doing. Also, the way the crow is placed cuts the grad so it mostly looks white on top and blue on the bottom.
Just a little frustration. I feel like conceptually they are always okay, but their execution usually leaves a lot to be desired. Last year, I was so underwhelmed that I went and made several completely new posters. This year, I decided to just take what they had and try and improve it. I tried to make the background echo the ice of the wall a little more, which is what I assume they were trying to go for.
when ppl start talkin shit about someone who treated you like garbage
He lives in a tree, brushes his teeth with a pinecone and lives the barefoot lifestyle. It’s of course the fame-shunning man behind National Geographic’s ‘The Legend of Mick Dodge’.
25 years ago, Mick Dodge took off his shoes, grew his beard and left modern civilisation to live in solitary in the Pacific Northwest’s Hoh rainforest.
Read Mick’s full story here and find out how he leads a happy barefoot lifestyle.
has a seemingly happier facial expression than the majority of people I cross daily…