Afternoon Snack

This last week was a rough one. From Philando Castille to the Cosby trial, we’re struggling with our normal goofy approach to Afternoon Snack. Here’s our best attempt anyway, but don’t forget the terrible things that have happened. Remember them.



Matt Thorn is blogging again and he has blessed us with this post about the earliest shoujo manga creators! If you’re a fan of the Year 24 group, definitely check out the women and men Thorn features here.



This article on the failure of intersectionality in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale talks about how having characters of color on your show is not enough when you also strip them of their identity.

“Black women are pushed aside and erased, even as their traumas are centered, decontextualized, and used to garner sympathy for the white women around them.”



We are constantly thankful for McSweeney’s when times are terrible (like right now).



We’re also thankful for Clickhole. Thanks, Clickhole.


A rabid raccoon attacked a Maine woman and she drowned it with her bare hands because you do not fuck with women.



Dream Daddy is a REAL game that is coming out in our REAL LIVES and honestly we cannot wait. Dating sims are a fucking gift and anybody who says otherwise needs to get out of our collective faces.



Y’all, Joss Whedon’s Wonder Woman script is badddddddddddd



Kachi, Friend of POME and resident Sports Anime Expert, has an adorable Cardcaptor Sakura print available on the Guzu Gallery website! Check out her work and also the amazing work of all the other contributors!



Look out for each, other y’all.


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Romance Roundtable #52: Classmates

Today we’re covering Volumes 1 and 2 of Asumiko Nakamura’s Classmates: a sweet boys’ love manga about two extremely teenaged boys falling for each other and figuring things out about themselves along the way.

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