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Creek Running North
December 06, 2004
I must really like Rana; she needed but ask diffidently and casually when I was going to create a superhero mascot for this blog and what did I do but turn around almost immediately and create a superhero mascot for this blog, using the Hero Generator. Any resemblance to any blogger living or dead is highly flattering. Your mileage may vary.
Um, to tell the truth, I think Rana's superhero is waaaaay hotter than mine, despite his flames. Mine better not get any bright ideas about using those binoculars. Just because she's a bird and he's a birder, that doesn't mean he can go and...
Posted by Chris Clarke at December 6, 2004 03:11 PM
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Yeah, watch it. There's a reason I've got that big ol' stick.
(I like the flames. Watch out for dry summer chapparral, though!)Posted by: Rana at December 6, 2004 04:41 PM
I think he's very likely the first superhero with a Thermarest.
Oh, and those flames are FOR the chaparral. And for McMansions and SUV dealerships.* And for lighting the SuperBong at EcoJustice League HQ.
(* I hope Attorney General Gonzalez can take a joke.)Posted by: Chris Clarke at December 6, 2004 05:04 PM
I tried it, and was pleased to discover that beard, unibrow, big toothy grin and beer belly were all options. But unfortunately, a beer can for the heroic left fist was not available. Nor were porcupine quills. (Yes, Pucu-Man CAN throw his quills!)Posted by: Dave at December 6, 2004 06:39 PM
(Oops, I meant "Porcu-Man"!)Posted by: Dave at December 6, 2004 06:40 PM
"These [fling] are the quills of vengeance! And these [whoosh] are the quills of justice! And this [sproinggggg] is the quill of stop harshing my damn buzz!Posted by: Chris Clarke at December 6, 2004 09:57 PM
So that's why you're always running up a creek -- you're on fire.Posted by: PZ Myers at December 7, 2004 05:56 AM
ok....THIS was fun!!Posted by: Anne at December 7, 2004 09:50 AM