A Con-Season Costuming Primer

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 The “Sexy Han Solos” are actually in Exhibition Room B… [image source] Don’t make fun – this is seriously the time of year I start thinking about my Halloween costume. It’s clearly the only good holiday in the entire American celebratory pantheon, and if discussing it in July gives you the eye-rolling heebie-jeebies, let’s just […]

‘ELLO POLLY! London Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Monty Python with Dead Parrot Statue

In honor of Monty Python turning a whopping 50 years old this year, London has placed a 50-foot-long fiberglass parrot statue in Potters Fields Park, near Tower Bridge. Naturally, the parrot is “sleeping” on its back. The statue is of a Norwegian Blue, the type of parrot discussed in the comedy troupe’s infamous Dead Parrot Sketch. […]