Hello, I’m Tim Mannveille and this is my analysis and strange projects blog.

My other stuff can be found at tim.mannveille.com.

I can be contacted at paranoptimist-octopus [at] yahoo [dot] com.

In case you were wondering, the banner image at the top of this blog is a small part of my Mouse-assisted Tea-Making contraption.

Why ‘Tower of the Octopus’?
1) I am fascinated by cephalopods
2) If an octopus has a tower, it must be a main character, probably a villain of the ‘mad scientist’ archetype. I like that, and I like that this fact is implied by just four words.
3) The exact phrase gave zero hits on Google

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