Tuesday, February 19, 2008
If I sign up on an electronic bulletin board or establish an account somewhere, my new moniker will be "Professor Darkness." BB found a series of toys over the weekend at Target that create characters for the planets "(Mercury Man") and other features of our universe ("get all of them, kids"). The best is the character for black holes called Professor Darkness. It's a hilarious name, connoting both mystery and science in one swoop. It will also give the kiddies strange foreboding feelings when they find themselves in the lecture room years from now. Now, if I could only replace my head with a sphere . . .