The thing is I was working most of the time on what I like to call THE VANISHING POST ( how about an obscure Superman reference right there ? ) and some readers might know what I´m refering to since I could never finish the post and had to put it back in the draft folder. A few times.
I have now finished with the final version of the post ( once again ) but it´s a bit strange to read it now because on one side I´m happy that I finally found out ( or rediscovered since I may have just forgotten how to do this ) how to make screenshots, on the other side I bitch because blogger won´t allow me to upload GIFs which it now apparently DOES.
There also may or may not be a special function ( it might also just be other people on the internet who do this ) that turns the pictures you upload on blogger into GIFs so I have been experimenting a bit with that especially with Stella Getz´s mostly unknown video for her smash hit Ta - Di - Di - Boom where I tried the difference of normal pictures I post
versus the new feature of animated GIFs that I found on the internet.
I have to say I´m not entirely sure if the GIFs will not become annoying over time ( well, I don´t think they will if they show hot women ) and distract the reader. Also I still haven´t figured out if some of the GIFs I found were made by an automated function, myself or some kind of Alpha Primitives slaving away on the undernets. So I have decided to let that rest for a while especially since I still haven´t figured out if there is a possible application for my posts about comics - when I do talk comics.
Yes, I can now put GIFs on the post but how would that improve my comic posts ? And it´s ultimately only about always improving the blog and the quality of my posts. Evolve or die. So maybe - if I managed to make one myself or found one on the internet - I could put GIFs up where instead of one cover of a certain comic you had four or five covers that would always change. How would that be better ? And would it be better than before ?
Since I´m not convinced that they really add that much to my old posts I´m concentrating on other stuff now like sleeping more. The last days since Sunday I have always been working on the blog until night ( better said until early morning ) and it´s really taking a toll. Man, I´m not even unemployed for a month and I´ve already got my old habits back. And my alcohol consumption is already up 200 percent from what it used to be.
On the plus side the 2,200 clicks per day limit has finally broken and I´m doing a lot of posts lately so post 500 is only 11 posts away. Count them.
While it´s nice that blogger allows GIFs now I´m not sure if it´s worth the trouble so I have only added a few of them here and there ( besides the vanishing post where I put a lof ot them ) in old posts where I previously had wanted to post some GIFs but had to settle for putting a link to the GIF instead. In the case of my post on Jamie Lee Curtis´strip on TRUE LIES there were so many I didn´t even try. Maybe on her next birthday I will rework the post or add the stuff via a link but so far I´ve only added some GIFs for Tatyana Ali, one of Carmen Electra and some for Jessica Nigri and Yaya Han. In the latter cases I added them to the posts I´ve done because I haven´t gotten around to do proper posts about them.
On NOT MY BIG YAYA HAN POST - YET I added this new GIF of Yaya Han
and this one below from the SyFy series HEROES OF COSPLAY which I did not think I would be able to add since it´s a prety big one with 23MB !
Now where the whole post got probably off the rails was when I added this GIF somebody made from a video of Yaya Han in various costumes.
And since it´s very small I added these screenshots ( I had more and bigger pictures before but the quality of them wasn´t much better ).
Which might have been too much ( and I´m not talking about Yaya Han´s impressive chest which might have help from the push up bra so you can stop with the talk about her getting a boob job ) since I talk about the whole controversy of her breast and men objectifying her because of it.
And now I´m doing it. I mean initially I just wanted to include the pics to show that her breasts - or at least how much we can see of them - are a sight to behold. But the fine line between normal blogger and lecherous old internet pervert is one I always slid around when I make these posts. And I´m the first to admit that it is a battle which I do not always win.
There is much I´d like to add but since it will be six in the morning before I get to finish this post and I want to at least try to sleep a little before I have to go to my old boss Tomorrow I have to cut things short. So we´re done with degrading women who cosplay for now and the next post will be about - well probably also about degrading women but in comics so it´s all good. At least it will be kind of comic related as there are some things about women in comics which are unsettling and which I want to address.
Most of this post was about Yaya Han so I think I should include the video from which the GIFs and the screenshots were made. It was done by Jesse Rhytms and here´s the vimeo site where you can watch AND download it in normal and HD quality. I just hope I did not go over the top with that.
One more video since I still haven´t gotten around to do my promised real Little Big Yaya Han post with my 2nd favorite costume of her : Chun Li.
No, that´s not Yaya Han but asian erotic model extraordinaire Akira Lane of which I already posted two pictures. Shame on you for not recognizing her. I can only wish Yaya Han would do a photoshoot in this ensemble.
Anyway, here´s the video and maybe I´ll add some stuff Tomorrow.
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