- The lead image is from Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins. I saw this in person on Thursday with a friend. (Yes, there are just two of us in this panorama!) Even after the exhibit, I learned a ton from this article: ‘Priestess Of Polka Dots’ Yayoi Kusama Gives Gallerygoers A Taste Of Infinity.
- Otaku Parenting 101: Introducing Your Children to Anime. So glad a parent wrote this article because this is a question parents ask me a lot. I remember the days when hentai and shounen were grouped in together at the local Blockbuster. Now it’s a lot easier to figure out which is good anime for kids.
- Chic Pixel’s Ultimate Guide to Blogging Part 4: Money Matters. Making money from your blog is always a touchy subject, but Anne handles it with care. You can also win my affiliate blogging book by commenting on this post!
- Planning and Time Tracking For More Power and More Sunshine. I met Eva for a freelancer date (really just co-working at a coffee house) and was floored by a glimpse of her color-coded Google Calendar, which accounted for her time down to the minute. Here, she shows how—and why—she does it.
- How I Make Money While Traveling the World Full-Time: Behind the Scenes with a Location Independent Writer. I will never get tired of reading about people’s fascinating alternative lifestyle careers.
- All the Bad Dudes, All the Sad Dudes. C.D. Kingston tackles a tough subject that boils down to this: “Why are so many Nazis huge nerds?” A counterpart to my Monday post, Kingston discusses the shallow side of geek media and explores the danger of living in a fantasy world.
- Let’s follow that up with an optimism chaser: 2017 is the year that Anime becomes mainstream. CEO Kun Gao shares some rare new Crunchyroll statistics that make me excited about welcoming more and more people to the fandom every coming year.
- Yu-Gi-Oh Or Fifty Shades Of Grey? A surprisingly difficult Buzzfeed quiz in which you need to guess where a suggestive quote came from. I got 17 out of 20; can you beat my score?
Photo via Victoria Miro Gallery