Posts Tagged ‘barnacle’

Ok, this didn’t start out being about parasites.

It started out with my fixation on two art pieces that cbullitt got me interested in.

1) An angelic eco-tard freezing in the arctic wastes (believe me, it’d have some artistic value/merit, even as bad as it sounds)

2) Hungry Bear ™ TV Dinners – Eco-tard in a parka, iced seal-sushi, and hockey-stick pudding

But as I was searching for inspiration I ran across an article on parasites, which (and cbullitt will laugh at this) I thought of him.  No, he’s not a parasite, but it is funny to say it sarcastically.  He’s actually my muse.  My twisted and psychotic muse.

I must continually fight the temptation to sidetrack.  Running around on the internet will take one down many winding and otherwise hidden paths.  One such path was the blog of a ocean-biology writer’s blog.  And there I learned about a certain barnacle.  Two words…

Damn.  DAMN.

I mean, this is enough to make your testes shrivel up and fall off.

Parasites are nasty things.  (Discover magazine)


The blogger that wrote the article before I read the barnacle one had a wonderful piece about how we view our world: Can I eat that, or not?

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