Friday Cephalopod: The stars will be in alignment on 16 September; the Great Old One will rise

Prepare yourself.


The Te Papa Museum of New Zealand has a new specimen locked in a vault: a colossal squid that will be thawed and dissected (they think!) on streaming video.

Here is the necromantic chamber.


Wait! No protective runes, no array of emergency thuribles, no pentagram, no mysterious idols of jade and obsidian? This may not go well.

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Now we know where Bob Howard needs to be next Tuesday...

I presume they kept the deep fryer and the sushi knives conveniently out of shot for that picture.

By Robert Sneddon (not verified) on 20 Sep 2014 #permalink