Recently it was announced that MSN Messenger will be turned off by March 2013 (with the exception of China), becoming part of Skype. There were two features I really liked in MSN: 1. the possibility of crafting your own emoticons and make them available to the entire world; 2. the possibility of making your own drawings and allow poeple to change them. I used to love MSN, but then, as I was growing up, I shifted to the pragmatic and rational mode of conversation offered by Skype. I dug deep into my hard-drives looking for some traces of this personal golden age. I couldn’t find any animated gif but I found several drawings. Some of those date back to 2005 and involved several people, among them: Adriano Vulpio, Roberto Picerno, Davide Vulpio, Angelo Gramegna. I was 20 at the time. I hope that this post will make those drawings last 7 more years.
Ps. The selection includes just a few of the tons of dicks I found
“Body” by unknown
The Pope’s series by Roberto Picerno and me
La partita di bocce, a short story by Adriano Vulpio