The Bass Coast music festival happening in Merritt August 1 to 4 has announced it will not allow ticket holders to wear Native headdresses on-site.
A July 23 message posted on the event’s Facebook page emphasizes that this policy will be enforced.
For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.
We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.
Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.
Sailor Moon dishing out advice to y’all. Play it in the background and absorb some life lessons.
If you never watched the DiC dub, then you might not know about Sailor Says. It was a unique segment that used episode footage to teach kids some very overt lessons, but really, behind all the cheese and silliness, there are a lot of beautiful things that people of all ages should hear, including:
- Don’t stick around in a bad relationship
- Food positivity
- Everyone has strengths and weaknesses
- Do the right thing even if it’s tough
- Be a supportive but honest person and friend
- Be Good
It’s really weird to me to see nostalgia over Sailor Says.
As I recall it, US legislation in the 90s created new requirements for children’s tv shows to be educational. I think this was fuelled by parental annoyance at toy tie-in shows like Transformers and My Little Pony, and the hope was that it would make stations forfeit those shows for stuff like Bill Nye and Beakman’s World. The actual result was that most kids tv shows slapped a shallow “educational” moral at the end of each episode. This is what Animaniacs was making fun of with their “Wheel of Morality” bits. And knowing is half the battle!
The legislation has since been tightened up, but now it’s easier for toy makers to release their shows online (like they do with Monster High and Barbie: Life in the Dollhouse) where those content rules don’t apply, and they can mix advertising and content with relative ease.
Not to mention, it’s cringey to hear Sailor Moon promote spaying and neutering pets when you know Diana gets introduced later…
[A new Sailor Moon dub] has been a legend among voice actors for the last four or five years, studios have almost got it so many times … I got a random email in my inbox, and they said “There’s an anime show you might want to audition for” - they didn’t tell us what the title of the show was, they sent all the sites for the characters, and so I opened them up, and I’m like, “this must be a joke” … “Maybe it’s a spoof,” because it just said ‘Sailor Jupiter’, ‘Sailor Moon’, ‘Sailor Venus’ … because obviously they wouldn’t be so chill about sending this out. This is SAILOR MOON. So I ignored it, for like 2 days. … Maybe I thought, like, if it’s still in my inbox in 2 days, then it’s real, and I will record it. If not, I don’t want to get my hopes up.
And they said you can’t tell anyone … I wasn’t supposed to tell family I was auditioning, none of the voice actors could tell each other they were auditioning for it. … I showed up to record another project and Stephanie Sheh [new actress for Sailor Moon] was there, and I said “Oh my gosh, I’m gonna be super late to get to this… other… session… thing,” and she goes “Me too… um… where you going?” … “Yeah, uh, to… um… I mean, I really can’t talk about it…” and she’s like, “Oh my God, is it the thing, that we’re not supposed to know that we’re in and nobody can know??” and I was like [gasps] “You know about the THING! Oh my Gosh! Are you in the thing too??” She’s like, “I am! Are you- are you one of the things, in the thing?” I was like “YESSS. Thank God, I’m glad we understand each other.” … The first rule of Sailor Moon is don’t talk about the fact that you’re in Sailor Moon. They’ll kill you.
… Getting to walk around to other conventions and have people say, “Yeah, they’re re-dubbing Sailor Moon,” and I had to really work really hard on “No way! Is that… is that a show? … I thought they did that. Is that the one with the cats?”
I think it’s rather appropriate that this conversation took place between the VAs for Sailor Moon & Sailor Venus. It just seems like a perfect Minako & Usagi conversation:
"Oh my God!"
"Oh my God!"
"You’re in the thing?"
"I’m in the thing!"
"We’re in the thing! With the stuff!"
"We’re both in the thing with the stuff!"
(Squealing and hugging ensue)
Why I have 1,000,000 Sketchbooks
Pages 2-9 have been used to write grocery lists, then they are put in a box with the rest of the monstrosities.
One of my friends told me when he gets a new sketchbook he just opens it to random pages to draw on so he doesn’t get that “pressure of the first page” feeling and it’s one of the most brilliant ideas I’ve ever heard of.
I’d like to see a book: “Stupid Sketchbook: Obviously flawed sketchbook pages from 200 leading artists.” Then we could all feel reassured that our sketchbooks don’t have to look gallery perfect throughout, and get on with making more ugly experiments and incomplete sketches and grocery lists.
D-Evil ‘I See You Killing My Planet You Fucking Piece Of Shit’ sticker
Spotted the same sticker near Lougheed Mall, Burnaby BC
no time to get down ‘cause I’m moving up
check out the boops in a bucket