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Nov 28

Zero Gravity... a stylists worst nightmare.Click for full image

Elijah Comments: When you think Omnipotent Star-Being that has ascended to the highest level of consciousness, what do you see? Spandex.
Published 1992

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 6.66 out of 10)
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One Response to “Starseed”

  1. THX 1138 Says:

    Actually that picture is upside down, hence the state of her hair.

    Also, is Starseed the sci-fi version of El Cid?

  2. Alessandra Kelley Says:

    The font is spiky, her hair is spiky, and somehow her breasts manage to match the font in color and spikiness.

    What I find interesting is that this was clearly supposed to be a timeless, universal cover, and yet you could guess within five years when it was made.

  3. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Is she wearing a fanny-pack?

    Also, you’ll note that the light on Ms. Starseed is coming from a different angle than the light on the ground. Why that bothers me, I fear I don’t know.

  4. Phil Says:

    It must be hand-painted, but the lady’s devil’s dumplings appear to have been rendered using an early 3D package.

    From a distance, this could be mistaken for a yoga video. (And I do mean video – VHS to be precise.)

    This cover also features that rarity, the unmotivated TING! There’s not a shiny blade in sight!

  5. Adam Roberts Says:

    ‘Coauthors’ rather than ‘co-authors’ bother me. Perhaps I’m a nit-picker. Perhaps I am. But I can’t help pronouncing it as two syllables ‘COAUT’ and ‘HORS’.

    I’ll get me coaut.

  6. Jaouad Says:

    I assume her breasts look conical for the same reason her hair looks spiky – absence of g-force. Think what a disaster it would have been to wear the flowing robes more generally associated with levitating priestess types. Yes folks, thank Goddess for spandex!

  7. fred Says:

    If you are going to emboss but don’t emboss what should be embossed then don’t emboss at all.

  8. Pat Says:

    Is this trop serif?

  9. Tim Says:

    Madonna called, she wants her bra back

  10. A.R.Yngve Says:

    This yoga position is called ‘Pretentious One-Ness With the Cosmos”…”

  11. A.R.Yngve Says:

    STARHAIR

  12. Anti-Sceptic Says:

    Stellaaaaaaaa!

  13. Tat Wood Says:

    This would have been on sale when the Natural Law party were fielding candidates in UK elections. http://news.bbc.co.uk/news/vote2001/hi/english/features/newsid_1370000/1370776.stm

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