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A Doctor Who fan disguised as a cactus is pretty funny, even better if he'd dressed up as a Dalek or an English telephone booth.

Though the Lennon reminder is spooky...

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sat Apr 8th, 2006 at 08:45:18 AM EST
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If you're really into DW, the guy was dressed as Meglos, a cactus-like alien from the last Tom Baker season. He got p.oed because he hadn't won a prize in a costume contest we were judging (among other judges).... Anyway, it's a long story.

Mrs Lupin once took me to talk for inviting a convicted murderer to our house -- at the time I invited him, I didn't realize he was a convicted murderer, of course. A very disturbed guy. But everyone was very nice and on their best behavior. They smell fear, you know. :-)

by Lupin on Sun Apr 9th, 2006 at 01:47:17 AM EST
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No doubt you may see from my references that I'm Doc Who from early, like its first appearance on British TV in black-and-white, which I remember being knocked out by like all the other kids. I just checked the classic series site: November 1963. (I was fifteen.) I haven't followed the series down through its later developments, mainly because I haven't remained in contact with British TV (or any TV at all for many years).

Glad to know convicted murderers are cool as long as they can't smell your fear (or, thinking of Hannibal Lecter, anything else). Olfactory deprivation might be a means to reducing the serious crime rate. But this is maybe moving over to more dark side than is fair to Agnes, given the subject of her diary... :-)

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Apr 9th, 2006 at 03:15:32 AM EST
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