Well, its Thanksgiving. That time of year when people gather together to be thankful for the many wonders in their lives, everything from each other to the exciting happenings that they’ve been creating or has been created for them by others.
Or at least, that’s what supposed to be happening. I know things are a little different lately. There appears to be more people camping out in front of wal-mart and best-buy in anticipation of black friday than gathering together to genuinely commune with each other. And I suppose that’s okay in small doses, I mean have you seen those curved samsung tv’s? They’re pretty cool! Would love to use that as a monitor for making spirit science. (or at the very least trying out the new smash brothers on it >__>)
At any rate, i’m spending my thanksgiving up by mount shasta trying to find a mountain cabin to live in for the winter whilst making some brand new cartoons and such. I wanna make you guys something epic for christmas, and I think we’ve found a pretty rad spot too!
More on that later, I wanted to take this day to make an article about the recent happenings on the Spirit Science facebook page, thanksgiving, and perhaps more importantly – what i’m thankful for.
If you keep up to date on facebook, you might have noticed that 2 days ago (November 25th/2014) there was a surge of random, bizarre, and offensive posts on the spirit science facebook page. In absolute relentless succession no less. To be clear, it wasn’t us – we were hacked.
But what does this have to do with Thanksgiving you might ask?
Well, as fate would have it – we have an incredible user-base following spirit science. I was blown away by the sheer volume of supporters and active users jumping on to call out the hackers, keep everyone informed, messaging Facebook about the issue, and even taunt the hackers. (you guys are so cool!).
Someone actually made THIS picture and users were sharing it like nobodies business.
It was incredible to watch. I felt very supported by all of you. Continue reading