Grease Bats: Sober Kid at the Party

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I'm a cartoonist living in Minneapolis. Co-Author and artist of A Quick And Easy Guide To They/Them Pronouns. Author of Grease Bats, coming out Fall 2019 with Boom! Studios! If I'm not working I'm socializing. If I'm not out with friends I'm drawing. If I'm not doing any of those things I'm probably depressed. Support me using Patreon.

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  1. More proof that I am Scout and Scout is me. I have anxiety that sounds EXACTLY like that and I’m terrible at flirting because of it, even when drinking. This was actually super comforting / empowering? even though it actively called me out the whole time 😂

  2. I do know who Lil Nas X is, and have heard Old Town Road, but I am embarrassed to admit that I do not know how to pronounce his name. Is it Lil Nas “X”, like Malcom X? Or Lil Nas “The Tenth”? Also, I’m assuming that “Nas” is pronounced to rhyme with “Oz,” as in the Wizard Of, but I am open to correction on that point as well? My excuse is that I live in China at the moment, and thus don’t have many conversations about American pop culture, etc. However, I’m headed back to the US later this summer and don’t want to embarrass myself further if he comes up in conversation! Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance from an anxious-about-pop-culture-small-talk queermo…

    • LIL NAS THE TENTH!! I’m laughing my ass off. I’m gonna refer to him as that from now on and just see how uncomfortable people get and if they correct me.

      From my experience, people seem to just call him Lil Nas when talking about him out loud. But then it’s like… is it Lil Noss? Or Lil Naz? Which is always my issue with people named Josie. Jo-zee? Jo-see? Written languages are so imperfect…

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