homestar runner, transphobia, birdsite link 

replaying through the entirety of the strong bad telltale series over the past month or so, and boy, those sure are some "strong sad is in a princess outfit" "jokes" in that last episode

i mean, perhaps it'd be one thing if it was strong bad only since he's explicitly an arsehole, but multiple characters get in on it

you can't go home again sometimes
but i'd still rather think of this version of the characters twitter.com/pseudonymjones/sta

homestar runner, on a more positive note 

the last episode also takes heavy inspiration from "virus", and I'm reminded of just how good that was, and how it could only truly work in its original medium in its original format at the original time it was released (before pop up blockers became truly common)

8-bit is enough just can't get there - whether that's due to limitations of the telltale tool or to pass Nintendo's console requirements

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homestar runner, on a more positive note, ert+y76p 

what would a more modern take on virus for the web even look like

falling down an infinitely scrolling timeline would be one thing

but there's so much variation in devices that mimicking UI would be hard and playing with the frame would be harder still

mimic a popular website or app and it won't match after a major update
go back and look at the first parodies of youtube
or that ad for wario land shake where the page would break

homestar runner, ert+y76p 

(actually rewatching virus again, I'm somewhat amazed by how most podcasts i listen to have better audio quality on the voices)

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