Friday, December 18, 2009

My Bad Self Redux


Well, dear readers, this is the last time we'll be chatting for the next couple of weeks, so I thought I'd finish the thread I started a while ago, when I wrote about needing a new bad-ass photo of myself for Hostage Zero, coming next summer.
There were a couple of other options that we rejected, and this is where we ended up. Frankly, I like this one. I think it looks authorly, but more importantly, I think it looks like me. I've given up on the thought that my photo might actually sell books, but at least this one should do no harm.
I hope you all take time to hug your families in the nexet couple of weeks, and for those who are separated from family for whatever reason, I wish you all a blessed peace and fulfilling reunion in the near future.
Merry Christmas, everyone!


10 comments:

  1. God, it appears you've just beaten up one of Santa's elves and are sitting on the bench outside his office...

    Merry Christmas, JG

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  2. Obviously, someone who was posing with you got scared of your bad self and got off that couch just as the picture was taken. So I'd say you've done the job.

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  3. "Look at the picture of that guy. Would you buy a used car from him?"

    "Doubtful, but I'd definitely buy his books."

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  4. Once when I was a young man working at the NSA I had the idea to make fun of a certain middle balding guy who looked like an accountant....turned out he was a retired South African Special Forces "Recce" commander who worked as a "consultant" for a firm known as 'Executive Outcomes'.

    I quickly gained an all new respect for middle aged balding guys.

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  5. Great picture! Love the leather jacket! Have a great Christmas, everybody!

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  6. Great picture, John, but why are you sitting off to the side?

    Basil, I love the name "Executive Outcomes". Sounds vaguely sinister.

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  7. I agree that the photo looks very authorly.

    Marry Christmas.

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  8. This is the best picture of John Glistrap ever taken.

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa107/JRMMiller_049/Magnapatekiss.jpg

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  9. I'm a little late to the party, but I really like the photo. Good luck with the book.

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