Leelee Scaldaferri, one of the talented artists behind Extra Credits, once drew an adorable little octopus into her webcomic, NameGame. The adorably oozing creature was named Podipus, and though he sometimes just sits around looking cute, he’s also been known to show superhero aspirations and political savvy.
Years ago, the first time we both flew halfway across the continent to visit my parents at Christmas, I told my boyfriend that my real reason for dating him was to ensure I’d have a human pillow on plane trips. I was kidding, of course. Mostly. Kind of. I mean, love and that stuff is […]
Thanks to everyone who read last week’s post and left a comment to enter into the drawing for a wee felt octopus friend! I actually ended up feeling kind of bad about asking the questions I did, because it just seemed to make everyone wish more acutely that they had more time to do these […]
This week, random stories and pictures, and a giveaway! Read through the post, then find the giveaway bit at the end, where you can win this adorable wee tentacled friend: —————————————– Since high school, I’ve moved to six different homes in two different countries, which isn’t that much moving compared to a lot of folks […]
I’ve been making a lot of octopuses lately. No, not octopi, that’s something else – the correct plural is in fact octopuses, as my friend Leelee will adamantly explain if you doubt me. First I made little free standing octopuses for my store, because they are cute and fun and that is half the reason […]
There was no blog post on Friday, I know. I got crazy busy preparing for PAX and had no time to write a post in advance. And then as of Wednesday I was in Seattle doing pre-PAX stuff, and then PAX stuff, and it was crazy and wonderful and exhausting and left no time for […]
I’ve talked before about how headbands are cool – not anywhere near as cool as bowties or fezzes, but they’re still pretty nifty (and we’ll get to bowties and fezzes in later posts, I promise). But as much as I like headbands, I don’t wear them often enough to need a whole army of them […]