The Comment Awards Are Really Into the Void

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We made it, bbs! Dust off your good pajamas and drink a big, glorious glass of water — it’s Friday!

This week, Yumi brought us our newest webcomic — meet Nutshell Studies of Quarantine!

Important: Which Inanimate Object Is Actually Your Gender?

Samara Wiley and Lauren Morelli continue to be adorable, just released the news that they had! A! Baby!

Alyssa spoke with Alison Bechdel about her new book, The Secret to Superhuman Strength.

Jasmine wrote about trauma, catharsis, and The Craft.

Batwoman is going strong, and so are Nic’s recaps!

Oooof! When Love Is A Matter Of Desperation.

Ellen DeGeneres is ending her show! Heather wrote about her powerful and flawed legacy.

And then there were your comments!


On QUIZ: Which Inanimate Object Is Actually Your Gender?

The *Not A Girl Award to thatottergirl:

Wow, that was unexpectedly intense! I got the Void first, and was like huh, really? But then I took it again and got Roadside Doll Head, and decided nope nope nope, I am the Void, I hope I’m at least related to Janet’s Void, and thus my gender is limitless.

The Who Needs Therapy? Award to brx:

The last test I took on this site revealed I am Anne Lister’s boots. Now my gender is “a tiny piece of arugula stuck between Tilda Swinton’s teeth”. I can see where this is coming from but I am starting to feel slightly concerned.

And the Mildly Concerned Award to September:

On Talking with Alison Bechdel about Feminist Martial Arts, Lockdown, and Her New Book “The Secret to Superhuman Strength”:

The Big Fish! Award to Pallas:

On “Pose” Episode 303 Recap: A Tale of Two Mothers:

The Triumphant Return Award to Nola Kat:

I thought the first two season 3 episodes were clunky setups moving us forward to 1994. This episode, though, was amazing. I loved the return of the trunk and what it turned out to represent, the early days of the house of Abundance and 16 year old Angel. (Angel and Lamar are cousins?) I like how they’ve really leaned into calling both Blanca and Electra “ma” and Blanca calling them their children. (Although last episode’s dinner with Christopher’s parents was not the time for Blanca to announce she 4 kids without further explanation.) I am also extremely worried about Lulu’s fate. She’s on the wrong path.

On When Love Is A Matter Of Desperation:

The Small Seeds Award to msanon:

everything is very, well, alot right now so i have to read things in small bits. but i got to the line where you say, “But favor is relative, after all, and something, no matter how small, isn’t nothing…” and i needed to tell you that i am so sorry for your pain but this thought will help me for a long time to come. i don’t imagine that helps you exactly, but maybe it’s at least nice to know you are appreciated. thank you, himani.

And on No Filter: Well, I Was Unprepared for Ali Krieger’s Mom to Be Hot:

The Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Award to Al:

Dang Holland & her mother really look alike. If you told me that picture was of Holland taken with an older film camera I’d believe it.


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