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all the ways you wish you could be, that’s me

endless list of favorite people | amy poehler

"i had no idea how to get guys to notice me. i still don’t. who cares?" 


say that a little louder, I don’t think the rest of the courthouse heard you


Parenting 101: Being tricked by your kids



I have decided to watch Boku no Pico.

I have decided to stop watching Boku no Pico.



A typeface I made over the course of the UCLA DMA Summer Institute this year!

Created using fallen leaves.


INFJ: Visions of the future
ESTP: Superhuman strength
INTJ: Immortality
ESFP: Ability to freeze time
INFP: Literary manipulation
ESTJ: Power negation
INTP: Omniscience
ESFJ: Healing powers
ISFJ: Visions of the past
ENTP: Dimensional travel
ISTJ: Photographic memory
ENFP: Reality warping
ISFP: Shape shifting
ENTJ: Mind control
ISTP: Invulnerability
ENFJ: Empathic powers


Today on: I have too much time on my hands how fucking deep is DRAMAtical Murder?

I got an ask from noizybunnyboy about how Clear would react to seeing Mink’s natural eye color, and it prompted me to a) write a fic snippet and b) think about how Mink’s contacts actually work to interfere with Scrap.

Contacts must be transparent, that is, they must allow light to enter the eye but Mink’s are said to specifically interfere with the lights that are used to brainwash or intoxicate (which in turn are all derived from Toue’s experimentation with/on Sei.) Because we know that the light must enter the eye for the subject to be affected, Mink’s lenses must block whatever light would enter his pupil. Since his observed eye color changes, we should assume that the pigmentation across the lens is constant, that is, the same color that prohibits the Scrap light from entering his pupil is the color that we see superimposed over his natural eye color.


plus a lens gives you


Although we can’t observe the additive wavelength shifts directly like we would with the addition of filters in a physics class room, we can sort of play with the idea that in these two pictures is the information we need to determine the color of Scrap Light.

When we look at Mink’s natural eye color, all the colors of light except yellow are absorbed; the yellow light is reflected. When a colored lens is placed over this natural eye color (to reflect Scrap Light), we see his contact lens color.


And using the power of algebra to solve for an unknown, we can re-arrange this equation (using the blocks of color as crude understandings of the values of light wavelengths) to:


Now, here is where we’re leaving the world of Pseudoscience and entering meta.

What we can do is probably exactly what the design team did: take the hex values for these colors and literally subtract them to obtain a third hex value. You can then suggest that the resulting color is the color that has to be blocked by the Scrap-blocking contact lens.


This third hex value is negative, but you can’t have “negative” light (unless you want to posit redshifting and that’s heading back up there to pseudoscience (leaving aside the fact that his eyes turn green which is a more energetic wavelength of light ANYWAY).)

So now we have an absolute value for this third hex color, 7724f3, and our equation looks like this:


This is the color of Scrap Light.

Say, does anyone remember that club that Mink took Aoba to in his route?


You can say a lot of things about DRAMAtical Murder, but this is really too close for me to believe that it’s a coincidence. It was a deliberately made design choice on the part of the artistic team.

Is this how the lenses actually work ‘in the real world’? No, for various reasons, which include, among other things, the inability of the human eye to perceive certain colors in visible light as pure stimulation of rods and cones(versus combined stimulation of rods and cones), actual problems with the human eye perceiving purple/violet, whether Mink’s lenses operate as a reflective, refractive or absorptive material, whether you want to bring the use of polarized light into it and on and on. Unless we know how “the lights” and Scrap-derived brainwashing methods work, we can’t hazard a guess on this, and everything we do is just fumbling around for an answer.

Is it neat as hell to be able to see how cohesively the design team did things? ABSOLUTELY.


ok but just this once







in 6 years its going to be the 20s again so we can bring back swing music and the aesthetics of that era but keep modern values who’s with me

I’m in.

As long as we don’t repeat the Hitler gaining control and shit part cuz I heard that was pretty lame.

but the titantic sank in 1912 and the costa concordia sank in 2012 and history is totally repeating itself

World War 1 began in july 1914…

well shit