Learning Jekyll

I’ve been trying to teach myself how to use Jekyll to see if it can help me set up static websites that aren’t dependent on a CMS with a database. My needs have changed and for the state of my webcomic site today, WillowCMS is very over-engineered. For example, I no longer allow comments on […]

Linklog for March 14: Lawns, honoring historical antifascists, shining a light on fascist motherfuckers and more

McMansion Hell’s Kate Wagner on lawns, which are a plague. Nothing in here that I didn’t already know except for the scale of ecological and social destruction they wreak. Lemmy of Motörhead famously said that they were the kind of band that, if they could come live next to you, would cause your lawn to […]

Links for February 10, 2019: An Angry Gay’s Overdue Screed on Bohemian Rhapsody, Chivalry is not that, naked webcomics, Terry Pratchett’s Oblivion mod

Christine Kelley posted a belated, but powerful response to Bohemian Rhapsody, a Queen biopic I have personally refused to watch because shouting and throwing eggs at a movie screen is not my idea of a good time: An Angry Gay’s Overdue Screed on Bohemian Rhapsody. That’s Not What Chivalry Is by Dr Eleanor Janega is […]

Link for January 31, 2019: substituting Doctor Who, Season 11 stories with earlier, funnier ones.

I’m at a campsite in Southern Spain with poot Internet access, so I’m not going to try to post daily links, but this first part of a series in which Doctor Who episodes from the rather dire Season 11 are compared with similar episodes from earlier seasons was too good not to share: Adventures in […]