Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Photo Contest Part X - The Grand Prize Winner

And here we have it. The end of the contest. The entry so awesome that I cannot even post it on the blog. I dare only reflect its infinite glory with a simple link.

When you get to their page, make sure that you click on the first page first. (It's the one that says "Chasing the Wind.") Then click through to follow the storyline. Yes. There's a storyline.

Wow. I just looked at it again. It made my honest-to-god tingly.

You know what? I'm not even going to talk about it right now. I don't want to distract you. You should just go, check it out, then come back here and leave a comment that tells them how unspeakably cool they are.

Go. Seriously.

pat

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39 Comments:

Blogger Mary J. said...

It is awesome- they went to a local library branch too! How lucky am I? That talented crew lives just a couple miles away- I can only hope that the genius will rub off!

June 17, 2008 9:24 PM  
Blogger Captain Joe said...

It is 110% awesome-NO, 210%. Those guys are so unspeakably cool that I daren't speak about it.

The bloopers were pretty funny, as well. This rounds off an awesome photographic experience.

Glad to be a part of it,

joe

June 17, 2008 9:48 PM  
Anonymous BloodEagle said...

I don't recall this being mentioned on the weblog before, so it seems strange to me that Amazon knows the release date ("April 7, 2009") for "The Wise Man's Fear."

June 17, 2008 10:13 PM  
Anonymous Karyn said...

Obvious winners! Good times for under $8!

June 17, 2008 11:19 PM  
Blogger Bin Bin said...

That is some slavish devotion there. Bravo to them!

June 17, 2008 11:23 PM  
OpenID hypermanic-zen said...

Isis, Osiris and Horus that is impressive. So impressive that the religious epithets of modern Western culture don't even begin to describe the sheer level of awesomeness embodied there.

June 17, 2008 11:42 PM  
Anonymous pdxtrent said...

Wow, that was AWESOME!! Totally a fitting winer. Now we just need a new contest........

June 17, 2008 11:48 PM  
OpenID brightbane said...

Would it be inappropriate to collapse into an epileptic fit of pleasure?

June 18, 2008 12:38 AM  
Blogger Incubus Jax said...

Wow... just, wow. It's so cool I can't even talk about it.

Wow.

June 18, 2008 12:41 AM  
Anonymous Valentina said...

OH, dear Heavens and Graces and all manner of Holy and Unholy Things! That is, truly, AWESOME. I think I enjoyed that too much. My chest and neck hurt from tilting my head back laughing so hard. I'm too giddy for words. Pat, you are VERY BLESSED to have such AMAZING fans! Wow. Uh, yeah. WOW. I can't write anything else. It's 2am and I'm laughing loud enough to wake my nephews and my neighbors...

If I could see you right now, I'd pat you on the back or something. I hope you showcase more of the creativity your fans have... Goodness, that's wowified me silly.

June 18, 2008 1:19 AM  
Blogger Northeast Iowa Mom said...

Blue Sun Loss Prevention Manual - *snork*

I love Trapis and that little urchin. Larry makes a very good Trapis, and I think my mental picture of the character just changed.

"It's hard to be scary when you can't see." Heh.

June 18, 2008 5:05 AM  
Anonymous maarten said...

-clapping hands- -cheering- -waving my fist in the sky and making that silly "uh uh uh" sound-

Nice one.

June 18, 2008 6:02 AM  
Anonymous James Matta said...

That is quite possibly more awesome than the universe can contain. I would be careful, now that it has been unleashed the universe will probably collapse into a black hole.

June 18, 2008 6:41 AM  
Blogger BirdGirl said...

That is insanity, totally amazing insanity

June 18, 2008 6:55 AM  
Anonymous jaimo said...

Awesome! Just 1 question...what is the significance of Dec. 7, 1973 at 6:30 pm?

June 18, 2008 7:23 AM  
Anonymous Laura said...

@ jaimo:

"December 7, 1973
The White House can't explain an 18 ½-minute gap in one of the subpoenaed tapes. Chief of Staff Alexander Haig says one theory is that 'some sinister force' erased the segment." (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/onpolitics/watergate/chronology.htm)

Incidentally, the Watergate tapes were cassettes, not reel-to-reel, but it just looked better to have a reel in the shot. :-)

June 18, 2008 8:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They definitely deserve the grand prize. Consider me a sexist, but I still like the naked girls more.

Pat you've got some great fans!

June 18, 2008 8:20 AM  
Anonymous jaimo said...

Laura: Excellent! Thanks for the response. I was just wondering because that is the date of my 2nd birthday. Even the time is close.

June 18, 2008 9:18 AM  
Blogger Fe2O3 said...

At first I wondered if your introduction sported a typo worthy of the IJYWYUPG(PII) group, but after "watching" that (cos)play I can say that it made "my honest-to-god tingly" too! What a wonderful way to spend $7.99 and a weekend.

Well done!
Brava and Bravo!
Author, Author!
Photographer, Photographer!
Seamstress, Seamstress!
et cetera, et cetera!

So is $7.99 the going rate for the (cos)play rights now?

June 18, 2008 10:16 AM  
Blogger Wysen said...

That was pure WIN right there. My hats off to the folks that got involved to do that.

June 18, 2008 10:39 AM  
Blogger marky said...

Who's up for a trip to the moon to try and beat that?
*Hearty round of applause*

June 18, 2008 10:50 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Complete and total awesomeness. Wow. I'm stunned.

June 18, 2008 11:23 AM  
Anonymous Tycho said...

Clearly the winner if you only consider everything up until the last page, but that last page really pushes it over the edge. I mean, the Maltese Falcon? Spectacular.

June 18, 2008 12:06 PM  
Anonymous Kalligenia said...

That is THE BESTEST! Yes, I know that's not a word, but there isn't a word for how amazing that is, so I need to use it.

June 18, 2008 12:59 PM  
Blogger sailor matt said...

What a fantastic way to end an awesome contest.

June 18, 2008 1:56 PM  
Blogger dragongirl said...

Brilliant!
Absolutely fantastic!

It's very cleverly done, and I laughed my socks off at some of it. Most of it, in fact. Utter genius. How on earth will we beat that in future contests?

June 18, 2008 3:08 PM  
Blogger logankstewart said...

That definitely deserves the grand prize. Super cool!

June 18, 2008 4:45 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I loved this one :D

June 18, 2008 7:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think my favorite part was the blue sun book in the chest at the end. That was amazing!!!!

June 18, 2008 9:15 PM  
Blogger Dynishra Shin said...

UNSPEAKABLY COOL!!!! So so utterly unspeakably cool that I must break the laws of the universe by un-unspeaking about it!!!

seriously tho. that was brilliant and genius. Pat, you lucky man you. Your book gets COSPLAYED. It practically makes it reality. So awesome...

June 19, 2008 4:25 AM  
Anonymous Kip, Why? said...

dragongirl: 3 words "Ritualistic human sacrifice'

or maybe pat would settle for some book pr0n.

June 19, 2008 5:45 AM  
Blogger kanna said...

Wow! That was amazing. I want their clothes now... That was so awesome I'm not going to bother attepmting to describe it.

June 19, 2008 10:35 AM  
Blogger firefly said...

Brilliant fabulosity! Unquestionable winners!

June 19, 2008 1:46 PM  
Blogger Kelly Swails said...

That was seriously the best thing ever!

June 19, 2008 4:46 PM  
Anonymous Philipp said...

Can't ... turn ... pages ...must ... ditch ... girl ...
:-D Absolutely great!

June 20, 2008 3:14 AM  
Blogger blueturtle said...

Wow, that was way cool. Plus Bast was hot ;)

June 23, 2008 9:21 AM  
Anonymous Melissa Heigl said...

Good old Bast. He's really quite a turd. He enjoys puns more than any person ought to.

June 24, 2008 4:00 PM  
Blogger Bek said...

The funniest one was in the outtakes where they have a "Fail" of Kvothe trying to catch Fela. I love the Fail blog. =)

July 6, 2008 10:41 AM  
Blogger Nemeslith said...

Ok, Pat. Why do you Never use capital letter when you sign your posts? Curiosity :)

March 9, 2010 11:29 AM  

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