Today in Chainmail Cephalopod Couture….

Because sometimes what you need most is an aluminum chainmail octopus to wear upon your head, their shiny metal tentacles draped around your body in a manner that's at once elegant, mysterious, protective, and singularly serene. Stop passersby in their tracks with your tentacular couture and possibly summon a Great Old One simply by walking …

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Dreaming in Ink: TesseraE II by Daniel Kern

Because there's no such thing as too many books of beautiful art in one's home, I'm pleased to help spread the word that MA-based artist Daniel Kern is preparing to release his second book of fantastical ink drawings, TesseraE II. The book itself is already complete. Kern is using Kickstarter to help fund the actual publishing. TesseraE …

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When Betentacled Samurai Walked The Earth

"There is no solitude greater than that of the samurai..." Especially when he's covered in tentacles. I wish I could've seen the 18th century samurai who wore this amazing octopus kabuto. Were other parts of his armor or his swords similarly adorned? Considering when it was made, it's likely this tentacular helmet was for ceremonial purposes …

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