IM 80 (Coming soon) | Weyland Industries Featured Products

https://youtu.be/Ej9qsTQ4IRU The IM 80 (Igneous/Metamorphic) Rock Processor is designed to improve the quality of life on off-world colonies with adverse indigenous terrain. There are some interesting parallels to consider the relationship with Fire in Prometheus and its meaning and the constant references to Satan, The Underworld and David. EtymologyThe word "igneous" is derived from the Latin ignis, … Continue reading IM 80 (Coming soon) | Weyland Industries Featured Products

News: Westworld Set Burns

https://twitter.com/johnschreiber/status/1060988566967214081 On Friday as wildfires in California burn out of control in the Agoura Hills, Westworld's Main Street setting in Western Town goes up in flames. The Paramount Ranch also engulfed the Mansion used for filming The Bachelor.   Thanks to Eileen Donohue for letting us know, I hope the fire department manages to get … Continue reading News: Westworld Set Burns

Fire in Lawrence of Arabia, Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

"T.E. Lawrence, eponymously of Arabia, but very much an Englishman, favoured pinching a burning match between his fingers to put it out. When asked by his colleague, William Potter, to reveal his trick -- how is it he so effectively extinguished the flame without hurting himself whatsoever -- Lawrence just smiled and said, "The trick, … Continue reading Fire in Lawrence of Arabia, Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

Epimetheus as David and Walter in Alien: Covenant

By Paolo Farinati - art.com, Public Domain /ɛpɪˈmiːθiəs/; Greek: Ἐπιμηθεύς, meaning "hindsight" or "afterthought" was the brother of Prometheus, he is depicted as foolish compared to his brother who is characterized as ingenious and clever. The myth of Prometheus and Epimetheus tells the story of the creation of mankind, the twin Titans were tasked with … Continue reading Epimetheus as David and Walter in Alien: Covenant

David, Weyland and the Prometheus Myth

Photo of Statue By Atoma (Public Domain) In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus had a reputation for being something of a clever trickster and he famously gave the human race the gift of fire and the skill of metalwork, an action for which he was punished by Zeus, who ensured every day that an eagle ate the liver of the Titan … Continue reading David, Weyland and the Prometheus Myth

Flora: Lumpy Gourd

Massam Corrumpit Hard outer casing surrounding a somewhat fleshy substance which seems to be sufficient in satiating appetite. When extracted correctly the remaining shell creates a useful vessel. This concept art was by Matt Hatton I have identified this to be a bumpy gourd. It’s interesting that David mentions it’s sufficient to satiate an appetite, … Continue reading Flora: Lumpy Gourd

Artist Guild Commission: St Ash of Xenomorphs by Yomjileam

I requested Yomjileam to draw Ash from Alien 1979 in the style of a saint, because really he was just doing his job and in his sacrifice I believe he should be recognised. They went through a great deal of research to my delight and came up with this wondrous specimen. This art has featured … Continue reading Artist Guild Commission: St Ash of Xenomorphs by Yomjileam