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SXSW is made of panels. You knew that, but did you know this?: You, random individual, you get to pick the panels. Panels like the one proposed in the video above. It’s a very good video, and if you pick it, it’ll be an even better panel.

Here’s the panels we’ll be on, if you decide to pick them:

Like the sound of these? Pick them, and we’ll see you in Austin next March. 

Hey, our panel is on this list! Can you guess which one? ;) Please take a moment to vote for our panel on fandom, and while you’re at it, don’t forget to vote for our other panel on YouTube culture!

Our friends at PBS ideachannel have a fantastic take on Kill La Kill this week!

As a bonus, the ep links to our guide to the show (and the controversy around the show) along with another smart take on the subject, brought to you by former DD reporter laureninspace!

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Jenny LeClue-Detectivú

Not Nancy Drew, but Jenny LeClue, a new face in the choose-your-own story mystery adventure scene. This is to be a trilogy mystery game series with a rich, involving story and plenty of mystery to satiate your curiosities. The kickstarter has been fully funded however there’s almost two days left to pledge in and get your rewards! With the game Greenlit on Steam as well, the team is set to go and plans on releasing an alpha by Spring 2015. There’s a lot to be discovered in this charming adventure that we look forward to by the beginning of next year!

littledeerling:

what am i doing with my life

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what am i doing with my life

It was absolutely stupendous, the ultimate, utmost! I cannot fathom how you could fit so much action into so few pages. It will live forever as one of the greatest F.F. comics ever printed, ergo, as one of the greatest of ALL comics.

Then there’s your cover boast—THE WORLD’S GREATEST COMIC MAGAZINE! You were just about the World’s worst mag when you started, but you set yourself an ideal, and by gumbo, you achieved it!
Watch history being made in Michael Sam’s draft-day reaction video
It’s not often that the world is changed with a single phone call—and it’s even rarer that we get to watch it happen.
But when Michael Sam was drafted into the NFL Saturday, the cameras were rolling—and the result is a moving reminder that the political is always personal.
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Watch history being made in Michael Sam’s draft-day reaction video

It’s not often that the world is changed with a single phone call—and it’s even rarer that we get to watch it happen.

But when Michael Sam was drafted into the NFL Saturday, the cameras were rolling—and the result is a moving reminder that the political is always personal.

[READ MORE]

Breakdancing Buddhist monks honor fallen Beastie Boy

MCA Day is meant to celebrate Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, who died after a long battle with cancer in 2012, with festivities and performances taking place at the Littlefield Performance and Art Space in Brooklyn.

In what may seem as a more unconventional nod by some, four Buddhist monks took to Union Square, the site of the first MCA Day, to put on a tribute to the Beastie Boys by breakdancing to some of their biggest hits.

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT WOLFCOP
It’s been a year since Sharknado, and almost a decade since Snakes on a Plane. The world needs a new B-movie for its late-night trash cinema marathons, and that movie is WolfCop. It is, as you may have gathered from the title, about a cop who is also a werewolf.
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WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT WOLFCOP

It’s been a year since Sharknado, and almost a decade since Snakes on a Plane. The world needs a new B-movie for its late-night trash cinema marathons, and that movie is WolfCop. It is, as you may have gathered from the title, about a cop who is also a werewolf.

[READ MORE]