Tenticular Gesticulation

Being a blog about my inexplicable fascination with octopodes

NOTE: I am not a marine biologist, I am just an idiot with a blog

Entries for December 2016


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This is simultaneously amazing and depressing -- an octopus sculpture on display at the Alaska SeaLife Center constructed entirely from coastal debris collected by the students of Kodiak High School while cleaning up the beach.

Farewell Carrie Fisher

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I don't even have words. Carrie Fisher was a centerpiece of my childhood growing up in the 70's and 80's. As an adult I came to appreciate everything she stood for as a feminist and as a human being. 2016 has been a rough year all around, but this one really hurts.

Olympic Octopus

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Remember that time during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, when the school bus turned into a giant octopus during the Fatboy Slim performance?


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Pier 1 had these awesome ornaments, but unfortunately they sold out. Maybe next year.

Geeky Teas

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If I am ever in Burbank, I will most certainly be checking out Geeky Teas. It's like they made a place just for me!

I Don't Even Know What This Is

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I stumbled across this image today. I have no idea who created it (a TinEye search got me nowhere). I have no idea what it means. But it surely means *something*...