shadowpsykie: (Happy Willow)
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what ever, i don't care, i STILL think that MJ could and SHOULD be the next Scarlet Spider! in my head, she is... and i will DRAW IT!..... maybe... i don't know.... SOME ONE WILL DRAW IT I INVOKE RULE 32!!!

I would Also LIke to reward you guys who helped me with my paper with this video my professor showed us at the begining of class as we discussed Joss Whedon, Feminism and Astonishing X-Men: Gifted

i may be a little bit in love with this man...
*Note: POsted my blog link which has he video because for some reason i can't get the link to embed here...

Date: 2011-11-04 05:05 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Barda)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
The art was amazing... I think it's Dodsons? They made her look so real.

I don't know, i didn't find it so, and I really enjoy looks at truly alien mindsets. For those mindsets to be humanised and adopt human ways of thinking seems kind of... self-important. But I suppose humans were always narratively privileged in the Buffyverse.

Date: 2011-11-04 05:26 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Ult Val)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
I like to collect pretty art for my icons. :)

I don't really agree with you - one of my enduring favourite books is The Mote in God's Eye, where the plot hinges on the mutual incomprehension of humans and the first aliens they encounter. Blindsight is another amazing book exploring aliens so very alien they don't even have individual consciousness. And the Chanur series has aliens so inhuman that humans can only interact with them through a third alien race. I really like trying to comprehend truly alien mindsets, and seeing them well-done is one of the joys of SF and fantasy to me.

Date: 2011-11-04 05:47 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Steve topless)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
Showing off? I don't know what you mean...

Well, I think it's possible... didn't it get touched on in Supergods, the idea of alien minds? It's not all art, either, it's dialogue and plot set-up too. Yes, it's challenging to do, but I don't think it's impossible with small-world books. (It's much harder with vast shared-universes, yeah - someone always defaults to human in a rubber mask.)


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