MONETIZE YOUR CAT: dingraha: canyoncrows replied to your post: Anyone got any reccs for...
steampunk coul d have bee ncool if it was more ff6 empire and less 18th century clothing with 800 pounds of olde world metal and clockwork grafted onto everything for no reason. monocles and gloves. despair and death
idk its not even that so much as this like thoughtless and uncritical commodification n romanticization of a supremely shitty white supremacist misogynist moment of history
like they all just wanna pop a fuckin monocle and m’lady at eachother while not thinkin how they are dressed up in the fuckin grim costumes of the white men who ruled the world by committing mass violence against whole fuckin continents and condemning thousands in their own countries to early deaths from factory accidents. but also they have a $5,000 dollar brass gauntlet with cogs on it. AH YES VICTORIANA~~~
unpop op: the blindness you’re describing is not a bug but a feature; it’s a fetishistic reaction to the frisson of discomfort people who imagine their lives would be more interesting in that time period (as they’re capable of identifying with the imperial aristocracy for a variety of reasons) have from being forced to confront a narrative of decline
cue panic attack as I realize that the hard drive onto which I back up photos is not mounted or recognized by Windows
cue overwhelming relief as a a reboot causes it to reappear
cue immediate ordering of another external HDD from NCIX