In which I discuss AI, Engineers, and the “Primordial” Xenomorph. Continue reading “Prometheus-by-Minute 97”
In which I discuss deleted scenes, the current state of DVDs, and mismanaged minor characters.
Here’s another one from the archives, a commission from 2010 to be worn to see Tron Legacy. It did have lights, sadly this is the only photo I still have. Looking back, it’s better than I remembered it, I could do so much better now though. Maybe I will make my own Tron costume one day. Wouldn’t mind being Beck.
This was constructed out of foam, covered in a sheet of latex, the light strips were vinyl.
About four years ago I was studying Librarianship and Record Keeping, and for our prac placement we were to create a project for display. I figured I could put my costume making skills to work here and show the students visiting the school library how foam costumes are designed and assembled. It was a big success, the kids really liked me and spent as much time helping me with this project as they were allowed. They even made a petition to bring me on as a full time staff member. I would have loved that but sadly they hired someone else for the opening they had.
Galactus ended up being the perfect choice, I was looking at all sorts of characters that young teens might like and it all seemed too complicated. Where as Kirby’s classic design consists of a lot of simple shapes. It came together easily and it attracted a lot of attention. Continue reading “Galactus Foam Costume”
In which I celebrate Alien Day by discussing the reproductive habits of the xenomorph.
In which I discuss gender presentation, body posture, and the collective nature of culture. Continue reading “”
In which I analyse some confusing dialogue, the changing trends in cinemas, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
In which I discuss recurring tropes, cautionary tales, and Weyland’s beliefs.
Yes, I like to write Star Trek fan fiction, don’t judge me. The Body Electric is a “what if?” where Timothy from the TNG episode Hero Worship continued on as a cast regular. He is adopted by Data and is manipulated by Lore into becoming a Borg.
Another entry in my series exploring transhuman dysmorphia.