I've never seen chickens like this. They look like Bob Baker Marionettes.
Ahh, the Clydesdales...
On Le Grande Wheel
Gus was scared at first, but he was a trooper
Dave's big sausage
Another reality show sighting for me - Darrell from "Storage Wars"
Shannon got one of these later. We all tasted it and agreed it was the best treat of the day.
In the Hall of Products, there was this Star Trek style computer offering personality analysis
Jose Eber! Apparently he's still wielding a curling iron somewhere...but not at OC Fair
Pod people getting their teeth whitened in the middle of the fair
Ahh...25 cent foot massage
I could see this being useful at Burning Man
This year's new food innovation
Jerry samples something fried
Dave looks vexed by all the fried choices
Fried Kool Aid balls
Inside the fried klondike
Inside the fried kool aid - kinda like a cherry donut - but not very good
Jerry and Nick experience fried butter remorse
extreme close-up - fried butter. May be too graphic for some audiences. It was truly gross, partly like a churro, but then mostly just dissolved into a pool of melted butter
Giant animatronic insect hall
This makes me miss St. Louis
Check out the mane and the bling
Impressive BBQ rig
View from the skyride
Christopher and Dave on the skyride
That's a lot of meat
This goat was trying to open the gate with his tongue.
Shannon's awesome cinnamon bun with cream cheese frosting
Pig races - and they're off!
Waiting for the KISS concert...I mean, the pig races
one of these pig race fans is not like the others