It’s getting cold here in Austin (YES SOMETIMES IT GETS COLD HERE) so while we wait to turn into large Texas popsicles, join us for some tasty Afternoon Snacks.
Mallory Ortberg’s newsletter, the Shatner Chatner, is now a website you can read for free, with a subscription option for those who still want everything to go to their email inbox!
(NSFW) Shameless friend-of-POME plug: David Tarafa added a gorgeous illustrated recap of his webcomic, Beth Comics, which he started as a kid and is continuing as a webcomic.
Continuing the vein of dating inanimate objects with personalities, soon you’ll be able to date your office supplies!!! We are so incredibly on board for this, surprising no-one.
We're happy to announce The Office Type, a comedy-romance dating sim where you date office supplies! Choose between 3 genders in 8 sets, male, female, and non-binary. This is Cyril, the first of 24 dateable characters drawn by the talented @epseelutely! Follow us for updates! pic.twitter.com/Xou4oU3fYl
— Heavy Thought Studios (@muchtooheavy) November 18, 2017
Tight Pencils is a podcast about drawing and the creative process, and future Group Chat contributor Vreni Stollberger was featured in a recent episode! In it, she talks about her work, her plans for her Group Chat submission, and having friends online.
Attention to all my DnD pals!!! Some very talented humans on the internet are making a 5e supplement called Faerie Fire!! Back their Kickstarter so I can play the chaotic good faerie centaur of my dreams!!
— Lauren Says Black Trans Lives Matter (@laureninspace) January 8, 2018
Ariela Barer (who plays Gert on Runaways) is officially gay family!!!!! Welcome, Ariela!!!
Holy smokes, Camille of Pretty Brown & Nerdy sat down with two of the ladies from Josie and the Pussycats and talked natural hair and self-love!! Camille is one of our favorite people and Hayley Law and Asha Brom play some of the best characters on the show, so needless to say this is EXTREMELY EXCITING!!!’
This article is specific to Seattle, but more people should be talking about and actively working on the housing crisis all over the country.
A good article about the appeal celebrity overlords and why we keep putting them in positions of power, featuring Trump, Oprah, and also your friend and mine, Zaphod Beeblebrox.
The creator of the Shitty Media Men list has outed herself before Harper’s could, catching Katie Roiphe and possibly her editors in a massive lie in the process. (For more info on why this is a big deal, here is a good place to start.)
The #BlackHogwarts hashtag is truly brilliant.
— S (@foreignhoney) January 11, 2018
Oh my god Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate and she might just save the world, y’all!!!!
We’ll see y’all on the flipside, as soon as the (extremely scary) 1/8in of ice we get clears up. Stay warm!! ❄️❄️❄️