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November 03, 2005

Another Helpful Cloning Hint


Yes, you'll save a few pennies if you use the store brand amino acids to make your clone. But I'm here to tell you, sometimes it's worth it to pay full price for that expensive national brand. And that's all I'm going to say about that.

You know what the really weird thing about this picture is? Yes, exactly. I'm wearing a "Budweiser" shirt, and I don't drink. Not so sure about the other guy, though. He looks pretty sozzled.

Posted by john at November 3, 2005 12:48 PM

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krissy | November 3, 2005 01:27 PM

You have time to do this shit but can't take out the trash??

Very nice!

John Scalzi | November 3, 2005 01:30 PM


"You have time to do this shit but can't take out the trash??"

What do you think I made the clone for?

RooK | November 3, 2005 01:39 PM

Which one is the clone?

John Scalzi | November 3, 2005 01:41 PM

Well, that is the question, isn't it.

Brian | November 3, 2005 02:18 PM

It's so easy to tell when John has a major deadline impending: nothing like this appears on the Whatever for a couple weeks beforehand. :-P

chibent | November 3, 2005 04:30 PM

Discount amino acids - so that's how they get those huge-eyed cats and dogs!

I had just assumed it was careful selective breeding.

Mark Siegal | November 3, 2005 04:33 PM

You should put this in your cliche issue of Subterranean Magazine. Maybe as the author photo for your lead editorial?

John Scalzi | November 3, 2005 04:35 PM

Are you kidding? This goes in as the author photo in the next book.

justfred | November 3, 2005 06:16 PM

Okay, the picture and the blog entry were amusing, but the comment from Krissy was side-splitting.

Karl Cook | November 3, 2005 10:37 PM

Forgive me John, I know you hold your books close. Is that why it appears you have several copies of OMW stuffed down your pants?

BTW- Krissy's comment had me ROTFLOL!

Justine Larbalestier | November 4, 2005 12:02 AM

Hey, give him a break. At least the T-shirt isn't tucked into his jeans!

And, Scalzi, take the damn garbage out. Slacker.

Dean | November 4, 2005 09:57 AM

I'd think about suspending the cloning operation if I were you. You seem to be having problems: first the murderous one, now this one. The quality control just isn't there. Any day now you'll produce one that wants to take over the world.

Scott Janssens | November 4, 2005 11:02 AM


Billy bob | February 1, 2006 04:22 PM

your mom is a man and you don't have any friends

John Scalzi | February 1, 2006 04:40 PM

Now my mom's gonna use her big hairy man foot to kick your ass, Billy Bob. Better watch out.

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