megan rosalarian gedris

nateswinehart:

Being good to each other is so important, guys.

This is super relevant right now.

All glammed up for the Michigan Burlesque Festival! So excited!! #mbf14

All glammed up for the Michigan Burlesque Festival! So excited!! #mbf14

kinopia:

"When I was a kid, I believed you would become a mermaid when you went in the water to swim".
I really loved the little mermaid as a kid growing up so I had the warped perception you became a mermaid when you entered the water ahaha. This is me learning to swim with my cousin! This piece is for a gallery show at work.

kinopia:

"When I was a kid, I believed you would become a mermaid when you went in the water to swim".

I really loved the little mermaid as a kid growing up so I had the warped perception you became a mermaid when you entered the water ahaha. This is me learning to swim with my cousin! This piece is for a gallery show at work.

I think the reason that the Faceless Man in Yu Me Dream scared me so much is because he reminds me of the Terrible Trivium from The Phantom Tollbooth. That book/movie warped me a little.

That book warped EVERYONE. I need to reread it.

I really like the first two panels of the last Meaty Yogurt update.

I really like the first two panels of the last Meaty Yogurt update.

Is there a rough timeline of the Jackie-verse? How long it's been since she was in the co-op, etc.

It’s been about six months since the co-op. The whole story has been about a year and a half, I think. I’m kinda keeping the timeline intentionally loose.

I noticed that the YU+ME volumes/books are gone from your online store. Have you sold out?

No, I just took them down for right now because I’m trying to fill current orders and get them shipped before taking any new ones. I still have some, and I’ll make a big huge announcement when people can buy them!

Hey! I'm going to a New Members meeting of a local DC burlesque troop this week, mostly because it scares me and I feel like it'll do good things for my self esteem. Any tips for people just getting into it/advice on choosing a good name?

Remember that you’re doing this to have fun. Focus on that. It’s not scary, it’s thrilling, like a roller coaster. You might feel a bit sick, but you’re not gonna die, and you’ll get to do all kinds of amazing cool things. Don’t compare yourself to people who’ve been doing it for a long time. Be prepared. Plan an act, but be willing to listen to critique for how it could be better. Eat proper meals; you’ll need lots of energy. Don’t be afraid to look foolish. Don’t be afraid to look ugly. But mostly, have fun.

You’re not gonna gain self esteem from doing burlesque. That only comes from within. Burlesque girls aren’t confident because they’re doing burlesque. They’re doing burlesque because they’re confident. Which isn’t to say you have to be fully confident when you start out, but know that this self esteem is gonna be found in those introspective moments by yourself more than onstage.

As far as a name goes, be unique. I’ve met so many Bellas and Kittys and Scarlettes and La Rues and St Cyrs and Aphrodites that I truly cannot keep them all straight. Think of a name that describes YOU, not some vague idea of a 1930’s French woman. Check the Burlesquepedia to see how many people share your taste in names. Google it to see if it’s taken. Check tumblr, even. If you want to go anywhere with this as a longterm thing, fans need to be able to find you and remember you. (And girl, while we’re on the subject, you need a new tumblr name. I always get you confused with Jennie Breeden’s comic.)

So, good luck! May you go as far as your rhinestoned heels can take you! <3

A new storyline begins today for Meaty Yogurt. The lack of classified ads has definitely been a contributing factor in the decline of newspapers, but I think the #1 reasons newspapers are dying is the abysmal state of the comics page. Read this comic from the beginning here. There are 200-some pages.
Make more pages happen faster with patreon. Buy the first volume in book form. Also available in ebook form.

A new storyline begins today for Meaty Yogurt. The lack of classified ads has definitely been a contributing factor in the decline of newspapers, but I think the #1 reasons newspapers are dying is the abysmal state of the comics page. Read this comic from the beginning here. There are 200-some pages.

Make more pages happen faster with patreon. Buy the first volume in book form. Also available in ebook form.

florenceofalabia:

I’ll be at the Michigan Burlesque Festival in Detroit on both September 19th and 20th, performing different acts each night. Dozens of performers from all over the country coming together for this two night event. I’ve seen a lot of them in action and they’re top notch. There’s classes and workshops, too! Tickets here.

I will also be in SHFB’s ArtPrize the Musical, two shows a night at the Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids September 25-27, 8pm and 10pm. The 10pm shows on Friday and Saturday will have a burlesque following the musical, which I will also be in. More details here. Tickets here.

I’m working so hard on all these acts; you’re gonna love them! I’ll also have a brand spankin’ new issue of Comic Stripper at the merch table, in addition to the new mermaid shirts, and a bunch of other stuff.