The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, Debtember 29, 2010

Fifty inches of impressionistic inflatable ink

It didn't make “Most Amusing Present,” but it's still darned amusing—my dad got me “The Scream.”

Okay, he didn't give me the actual painting, nor a reprint, but an inflatable Scream:

[Macaulay Culkin posed for this, I just know it]

Fifty inches of impressionistic inflatable ink. And given where the valve was, his expression makes quite a bit of sense (same for Otto the autopilot now that I think about it).

So now he lives at The Ft. Lauderdale Office of The Corporation where we could definitely use some non-corporate propaganda art to liven up the space.

Obligatory Picture

[It's the most wonderful time of the year!]

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