Friday Cephalopod: Clenched tentacle salute

Cephalopod solidarity!

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(via Andre Seale)

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That's kind of how I feel at this meeting today. (via Flickr)
Since I just received my very own copy of The Digital Cuttlefish Omnibus, I had to include a picture of a cuttlefish this week, even if this one doesn't have a book of poetry. You can order your own copy, too. Keep it by the bedside for amorous readings, or something.

Reminds me of the radicals during my undergraduate days. Power to the cephalopods.

By Nerd of Redhead, OM (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Could it be the infamous Cephalopod Terrorist Bump?

By BobbyEarle (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Grumpy old grampa cephalopod says to get the hell off his lawn...

By Benjamin Geiger (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Solidarity?
I'm pretty sure he is threatening the cephalopod girl in Santa Monica who messed up the World-Takeover-Schedule.

Where did you get that photo of my sister ????

Looks kind of like Thrakazog from The Tick.

The Tick?

I am MIGHTY! I have a glow you cannot see. I have a heart as big as the moon, as warm as bathwater. We're superheroes, man! We don't have time to be charming! The boots of evil were made for walking. We're watching the big picture, friend. We know the score. We are a public service, not glamour boys! Not captains of industry! Not makers of... things! Keep your vulgar monies. We are a justice sandwich, no toppings necessary! Living rooms of America, do you catch my drift? Do... you... dig?

What's that it's got in its hand?

Looks threatening to me!

I am surprised so many of our leaders are not taking this threat seriously.

What moves has the UN made to address this?

Well, Ramases, the UN has decided that the cephalopod can only say nice things about religion.

PZ, I think that cephalopod is giving you the tentacle!

By Jeff Eyges (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Looks like Stephen Colbert yelling "Gore!"

Squid Heil!
So Ben Stein was right about evolution after all!

Come on you people. Otto is just putting on a puppet show! "Does Bunny Wabbit wanna play? Play, Wabbit, play!"

By william e emba (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Liberdad o muerte venceremos! Viva la revolution!

By J.D. Hutton (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

I don't know. I just don't know.
Kinda looks like...
Cephalopod pretending to be an elephant to me.
You know how those cephalopods are.

I feel...

I feel...

I FEEL LIKE I COULD TAKE ON THE WORLD!

By Funnyguts (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Rosie the Riveter's got nothing on him!

Isn't the "smile" his/her eye?

By Faithful Reader (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

@#22

Yep. That's an eye. You can tell by the "w" shaped pupil.

What do we want?
Crustaceans!
When do we want 'em?
Pretty much all the time!

The Mollusks! United! Will never be defeated!

etc.

By Sven DiMilo (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

It looks like a cephalopod version of flipping us the bird. Or would that be flipping the exocoetida?

Shake harder, boy!

By SAWilhelm (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

Jim A #6:

Looks kind of like Thrakazog from The Tick.

Susan?

By SquidBrandon (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

PZ, you have coolest collection of Cephalopods. I am heading out to British Columbia this summer to hunt (aka photograph) the Giant Pacific Octopus. If I get lucky I'll send you a copy of the pictures for you and other to enjoy.

"Rise up, all victims of oppression, for the tyrants fear your might!"

I had cephalopod in my seafood salad tonight.

By S. Fisher (not verified) on 27 Feb 2009 #permalink

I have a heart as big as the moon, as warm as bathwater