Day 168: Indiana Jones And The Leap Of Faith

In the quest for the Holy Cons, Sole Of Sci-Fi’s resolve is tested to the limit…

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Maybe it’s cruel to remind poor old Harrison Ford that he won’t be on his feet for a while, but it was about time for another Indiana Jones pic. Maybe a pair of brown canvas Cons aren’t the best footwear for a spot of spelunking, but if I’m going to take a step onto an invisible bridge, I want something with a rubber sole that’s gonna hold fast.

Harrison Ford ankle gag joke(On a related note Rob Power, whom I used to work with on SFX, emailed me the day after Ford’s accident to reveal that his cousin – a paramedic – was one of the guys called to the scene. Apparently he got to go on the Millennium Falcon, lucky git. And his professional assessment of Ford’s ankle? “F**cked!” )

Hmm, thinking of Harrison Ford, how come it’s taken me so long to think to come up with “Han Sole-o”? Watch out for that gag on a blog near you soon.

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m travelling to Oxford today to visit the guys at Rebellion, the publisher of 2000 AD among other things. I think alcohol may be involved. So, it’s a brief blog today. Bit I’m going to continue to nag for sponsorship because look – only £65 to go to £1,000!

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