Father. Husband. Son. Brother. Kid from the East San Fernando Valley becomes comic book creator, novelist, concept artist, storyboard artist, instructor, worshiper of classic Spielberg and Lucas, fanatic of all things dinosauria, Los Angeles sports teams fan, enjoyer of tacos up and down the West Coast, Kurosawa and Hitchcock sycophant, driver of fast European cars, inherent resister of authority, and graduate of Art Center College of Design.
One of my favorite movies of all time, Chinatown (1974) stars Jack Nicholson as a Los Angeles Private Eye in a story that above all else, is about the formation of the San Fernando Valley, where I grew up.
This baby was found in Brazil. Don Glut, author of Dinosaurs-The Encyclopedia, told me that this might be a Chimera, a term used to describe several different types of fossils from different animals stitched together into one animal, but regardless it looks coolio.
I don;t know how many of you know this, but I'm a Creature of the Black Lagoon nerd. The sculpt on the left is the one they went with for the first film. The one on the right is from the sequels and feels clunky and poorly sculpted in contrast to the original.
So, in a rare moment that lacks in humility and under the further category of 'who cares?', I was the bozo that came up with the idea that the Borg Queen should come together from several, separate parts in Star Trek- First Contact.