Macho Dresses Up As Dr. Whooves

The most anticipated class of the year is the costume class at the Stepping Stone Farm fall fun show. This year Michelle Duplichien talked me into it, or I talked her into it. History is not clear. We chose the Doctor Who/My Little Pony crossover character Dr. Whooves. Seriously. Macho was a star about wearingContinue reading “Macho Dresses Up As Dr. Whooves”

Taste Vs. Authenticity

Derivation of this post: I asked the following question of a few folks. They thought that it was funny & that I should poll the group at large. So here we are. When put the photo from this post [Doctor Whooves] as my desktop background, I finally took a look at the non-scarf end ofContinue reading “Taste Vs. Authenticity”

Foto Friday: Doctor Whooves

When Sunday Stills called for Potluck as this week’s challenge, I’m reasonably sure no one was expecting this: Rodney wearing a 411-centimeter, custom-knit, chromatically-accurate, Doctor Who scarf. Production details from the creator here. Note for photographers: My goal for Foto Friday is technical merit as much as content. The foreshortening is not ideal and Rodney’sContinue reading “Foto Friday: Doctor Whooves”

Blogging Interjection

We interrupt the Saga to bring you an out-of-schedule, mid-month, blogging commentary. I hate John Scalzi. Scalzi not only writes Hugo-nominated sf novels but has a kick-ass blog, Whatever. For 14 years, he’s been writing almost daily “about whatever John Scalzi feels like writing on”. The blog has spawned a Hugo-winning book of its own,Continue reading “Blogging Interjection”

Fantasy & Science Fiction Cover Art

McKinley‘s horses, including Greatheart in Beauty, may be wish-fulfillment but have enough barn odor to be engaging. I’ve never warmed to characters that are shaped like horses but do not act like horses. Well, except for the robot horse Fess in The Wizard In Spite of Himself by Christopher Stasheff [Ace 1982]. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dinner byContinue reading “Fantasy & Science Fiction Cover Art”