To paraphrase Douglas Adams, “DragonCon is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to DragonCon, listen…”
There is so much going on, even DragonCon pros like Needcoffee can’t keep track of it all. Things slip through the cracks. Like these two guys:
Who are they? They are stars of DragonCon TV. DragonCon TV is the video content that can be found at the convention, in rooms between panels–pretty much anywhere there’s a screen that can be comandeered, it’s there. And these two puppets were part of the madness: Bob and Carl: Sci-Fi Janitors
Since their website gives a good description on who these two chuckle-heads are, I’m going to steal it.
Bob and Carl specialize in cleaning up after sci-fi conventions. You know: all the sequins and stuff from costumes, all those handouts for other conventions, and all the sweated off body paint and other bodily fluids. Like most people with a crappy job, they chat and goof off and get silly. Here’s an example.
But Bob and Carl also teach valuable lessons. Here’s one:
Here they discuss a possible future career:
These guys are another example of people putting out their creative energies out on the Internet. Seriously guys, if you have an idea, go get a video camera or some recording equipment or something and get it out there. Or if you’re not feeling that creative, encourage others to check out stuff like The Sci-Fi Janitors. Just think of it as destroying big corporate media executive douche-bags. And who doesn’t want that?