I really enjoy Halloween. Let’s recap. Sometime in 2000 or 2001, I went as our chef Charlie (the one who once cooked for the Grateful Dead):
Then in 2003, I colored my hair and went as punk rock Matt:
In 2005, I picked up the blade of the six-fingered man to become Inigo Montoya:
See, it’s not a pirate. It’s Inigo Montoya. I was drawing a blank this year, so I asked for suggestions. One suggestion I liked was Silent Bob. He’s easy to do (just a trenchcoat and baseball cap), plus you get full mobility and full facial recognition. This morning, I tried it out to see what I thought:
Not too bad. But earlier this month I was thinking about a halloween costume that was specific to search. We were always told that Jeeves “decided to retire in style and cruise the happy seas.” That’s always been the official story:
But what if Jeeves didn’t retire? Someone should Ask™: what if someone decided to retire Jeeves by deadly force? My high-level contacts within the search industry have suggested that JEEVES WAS MURDERED!! I have compiled this infographic diagram to illustrate one potential situation:
In Halloween memory of Jeeves, I decided to dress as Zombie Jeeves.
Rest in peace, Jeeves. Rest in peace. Here’s the typical Jeeves pose:
And now spammers can have a zombie after them in addition to Inigo:
So, are you doing anything special for Halloween?