our good pal, mike estelle, sent this over to me this morning, saying that he found it both funny and creepy. me too, mike, though a bit more creepy and a bit less funny. just looking at the photo gave me the willies!
(of course, i could take the same picture by stealing mrs. kinnard's garden gnome from next door and getting it a little drunk. or me. or both.)
here ya go...
Argentinian "gnome" scaring the bejezus out of kids
POSTED BY MARK FRAUENFELDER, MARCH 13, 2008 9:57 AM | PERMALINK
A gnome is walking the streets of Salta, Argentina at night, and he scaring the town's children.
A town in South America is living in fear after several sightings of a "creepy gnome" that locals claim stalks the streets at night. The midget -- which wears a pointy hat and has a distinctive sideways walk -- was caught on video last week by a terrified group of youngsters. ... "One of my friends was so scared after seeing that thing that we had to take him to the hospital."
we announced it over here, and i was gonna post all of the entries on the blog but there are just too many of them, and so may i direct you to hit the "forum" link up above and wander over to the perhapanauts message boards where you will find the topic "how about a drawing jam?" posted by the talented mr. don kelly. click on that link and you'll find yourself surrounded by all kindsa perhapanaut-goodness--some really great pictures and sketches and...when's the deadline again? i'd better get moving on my own (crappy) picture...
just come by to look, or grab a pencil and join in! we'd love to see what you want to do!
okay, well, here's one...!
(mostly 'cause blogger's not letting me upload any more...)
the first issue was finally put to bed, late last night/early this morning and will be in stores on april 16th as promised (barring, of course, any unforeseen, unavoidable circumstances...) craig and rico did an incredible job on it and we're hopin' you dig it the most!
and here, 'cause you asked
so nicely, are your
"five on friday"
deserted island edition
1. what was the name of his aboriginal companion in daniel defoe's robinson crusoe?
2. what william golding novel served as a study of human civilization and featured a group of boys on an island with a conch shell?
(extra bonus question: what did the shell symbolize?)
(nah--i'm just messin' with ya...)
3. what was the name of the volleyball in the tom hanks film, castaway?
4. what is hurly's real name on lost?
5. name the seven stranded castaways here on gilligan's isle.
oh, and their real names...
have a kickin' weekend!
smell ya later!