So I have a family of Hissing Cockroaches from Madagascar in my home office (C’mon…don’t make faces. They are clean, fascinating to watch and make the coolest noises as the boys wrestle and the girls cheer them on.)
I also have a teenage son (He is also clean, fascinating to watch and makes the coolest noises when he is annoyed or riled up.)
Put ’em together and you get some “eerie” good times.
Yes, this is all shot live. Only thing I added were the textures after the fact.

His sister has her own version. (Posted earlier)

Yup…these are the kinds of images I can’t wait to show the grandkids in about 20 years or so when I eventually get a couple. (Big happy grin)


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  • marshasara
    marshasaraover 1 year ago

    This is pretty gross. Is the model your son? What is your son’s 1st worst nightmare?

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