Friday, April 22, 2011


A very belated happy birthday to my buddy Charles, who recently celebrated his 50th birthday in Korea with his much, much younger wife.

Along with being the scholar (and Ph.D.-to-be) who runs Liminality, Charles has appeared on this blog several times; he was even a good enough sport to play a Jesus analogue in a humorously irreverent Photoshop comic strip that I ran some years back. A sample:

Joking aside, Charles is a talented writer, a ferocious intellect, and one of my very best friends.

He's also not 50. Yet. Happy birfday, man.



Horace Jeffery Hodges said...

Ferocious intellects scare ideas off . . .

Jeffery Hodges

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Charles said...

^Isn't that the truth. I'm hoping that my ideas will get over their fright and come back some day.

Anyway, thanks for the birthday wishes!

It's good to see the old crucifix series again--the INRI one cracks me up every time without fail.

And if I'm not mistaken, those bottom two photos are from our first meeting (in person). I can't believe how much hair I had back then.

Kevin Kim said...


Ah, the good old days, back when you were holy and hairier.


Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.


Horace Jeffery Hodges said...

Oh, sure, ideas can sleep furiously, but the sleep of reason bleeds monsters . . .

Jeffery Hodges

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