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Gracious Anthracite

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Today I was out walking
when I had a brief flash
and saw the people I was passing
as collections of cells gathered together into muscles
pulling against the bones that they grew for some cells to live inside
slithering against each other like a bucket of live eels

And it was kind of beautiful.

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Is it time again? Sorta seems to be. I'd boost the old one but it's a little out of date.

Hi, I'm Peggy, and I run If "maintaining a Patreon to pay the hosting, putting off updating it for a year, and occasionally opening the place up for new users" qualifies as "running" it.

I am a trans lady who spends most of her time drawing complicated sci-fi comics and sort of earning a living doing that via Patreon.

Adobe Illustrator has been my main medium since 2000, it's a pretty unusual choice but it works for me.

I used to do burlesque, then pole dance, as a hobby and a way to stay fit. I miss it and should find something similar again.

You may know me from elsewhere as Egypt Urnash.

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I love how Dr. Pollo's interrobang pin ended up also looking like a P.

Dr. Pollo will probably appear for all of one panel of Parallax, so I am trying to push his design to the absolute perfection of "if Colin Baker's Doctor Who was a rooster".

cat thumps on iron grille on the front door

a moment later I see Shadow through the transom window above the front door, looking around somewhat puzzledly

I was gonna help her down but I had to get dressed, and also try and take a photo first, and so of course she just leaped down. Bounced off the grille somehow, I think? Cats.

Huzzah, I got one of the achievements related to Yolo Album Mode on Sayonara Wild Hearts. Also Minter’s latest finally came out on the US PS4 store and it befuddles me in a good way.

“ I apologize in advance for the SUPER POO STINKY KITTEN who may be hanging around the porch. He is still learning important things about having a gastrointestinal tract and the responsibilities that come along with one.”

- things I never expected to have to say

Damn I really hope Shadow teaches Pooplord to properly bathe himself soon. That boy’s scent has a Presence.

Dang. That’s a NICE spider. The bright spots are rotating lights from a hidden projector. I am envious.

Hmm. I just remembered I’d started re-reading Mieville’s “The Scar” a few weeks back and now I can’t find it anywhere. I wonder where it went.

I drew Parallax on Saturday and now I am feeling a really strong pull to just blow off drawing any today. I have gotten really really used to A Weekend Off Of Drawing Comics.

I am listening to “Pretty Hate Machine”. Via YouTube. Because right now the only thing hooked to the stereo is the tablet or the phone, and iTunes will only sync four tracks off of the album from my computer to that, because I used Audion to rip them as VBR MP3s before losing the physical CD in Katrina. I’m a long way away from who I was when I first heard it and somehow this technological distance feels appropriate.

It’s still a pretty powerful album, I think. I respect what it meant to the self-hating miserable teen boy I used to be. And “Reptile” off of his next album was very much Style Goals for no small part of my transition.

I don’t think I’m gonna return it to active rotation, though.

I just learnt Nine Inch Nails’ album “Pretty Hate Machine” is thirty years old today and holy crap I am ancient of days now.


so it turns out the new kitties left more than one present when they swarmed through the place last night, it was on a trash bag lying around the floor, east to pick up right? which it was until it slipped out of the side of the bunched-up bag and landed ON MY TOES AAAAAAAGGGGGHHH BURN MY FOOT OFF

I got it cleaned but I may expire from the attack of the Jibblies this gave me, I was really not mentally prepared for that in the LEAST.

Crystal has named the three identical stripey boys the Three Stooges but I am calling them the Pooplords until further notice.

I am sitting in the living room listening to the rain outside and I hear someone fumbling around on the porch.

I put on glasses and peek out the blinds. There is a cat hanging off the ironwork on the front door. It is not even one of the kittens.

I guess I should go be Auxilliary Food Lady.

Oh hey the kitties got into the house! Oh no what’s that smelllll. Oh no one of the kittens left us a present.

Luckily it was on the rainbow flag we haven’t gotten around to hanging up so it was easy to wash.

I just heard a BAFOOOMMM outside. I think that must've been the demolition of the cranes at the collapsed Hard Rock Hotel.

Oh dear, looking at the news shows that part of one crane fell on the street. Straight up and down, embedded who knows how far in Rampart. Well that's gonna be fun for local traffic. What a mess.

Our front porch this morning. The neighbor’s cat had more kittens and they are finally old enough to see Outside.

They are also old enough to try and wander onto our place and I just spent like five minutes extracting the Three Stooges (three nigh-indistinguishable stripey kitties) from the living room after taking this photo.

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I should follow more people on FA who do multi stuff.

Today was a slightly slow week so I decided to work on the weekend. And here's another page of Parallax up on Patreon, in which Olivia and the Baron meet a couple of eldritch space elves...

Uh hello t mobile app this is not a familiarity I really desire from you?

Though I did end up finally getting my account working again as a result of that showing up. It’s been a little broken ever since we added a new line for Nick.

Waiting for the bus. Pausing to notice how insanely pretty this town is.