1,000 Posts!

Posted in Uncategorized on February 22, 2017 by Staff Writer

What a long, strange blog it’s been :)

I am still active, and I’ll try to post some more fun stuff in the coming weeks, including stuff from season 2 of The Expanse, Kong: Skull Island and the Alien universe.

Lin Carter: Class of ’48

Posted in Annotated, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on February 7, 2017 by Staff Writer

Linwood Vrooman Carter • St. Petersburg High School • Class of 1948

I managed to find low-res scans of an old SPHS yearbook online: 1948; Lin’s senior year of high school. What follows are the few instances where I could positively ID Lin. This yearbook appears to have had no index.

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A Tour of Lin Carter Country

Posted in Annotated, Uncategorized with tags , , on February 7, 2017 by Staff Writer

Linwood Vrooman Carter • 1930-1988

Recently, I accidentally discovered that I am from the same town as Lin Carter, and also attended the same high school.

In my quest to contribute in any way to the Mythos, I thought it might be fun and easy to look up the ol’ Carter family residence, and see if it still stood. There was a little bit of fun, but it was not easy. These are my results:

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Speed Racer (2008): Speed’s Blue Shirt

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags on January 15, 2017 by Staff Writer

In a few scenes, Speed wears a royal blue polo / rugby style shirt, as an homage to his costume in the cartoon. I’ve taken and retouched (lightened to show detail) some screencaps below:

Also worth mentioning is the rest of his homage costume: red neckerchief, white pants, and red socks; though I believe his shoes are white in these scenes:

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Casablanca: Replica Rick’s Cafe Checks

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , , , , , , , on December 17, 2016 by Staff Writer

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Apropos of nothing, I found these old replica checks I’d made some years ago:

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Certainly not exact reproductions, but the price is right. Enjoy!

Lovecraft Paper Props / Ephemera for Sale

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 27, 2016 by Staff Writer

Just popped the two items I have in hand on eBay, if anyone’s looking for some inexpensive, obscure gifts for themselves or others:

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“It is written on the brick cylinders of Kadatheron that the beings of Ib were as green in hue as the lake and the mists that rise above it…”

My mock museum artifact souvenir postcards inspired by “The Doom That Came to Sarnath”

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“It was languid curiosity which first brought Stephen Jones to Rogers’ Museum… and he had strolled in one April day to see how disappointing he would find it. Oddly, he was not disappointed…”

My mock Rogers’ Wax Museum tickets inspired by “The Horror in the Museum”

 

Romeo + Juliet: “Sword 9mm” Shirt Design

Posted in Design, Physical Object, Weapons with tags , , , , , , on November 27, 2016 by Staff Writer

Inspired by the 1996 movie:

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Sword 9mm Series S at TeePublic

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