The dread Ilk, and star of the “Weekend With Scalzi” movie trailer, is shown here with his iconic bone-and-wild blackberry Encouragement tool:Matthew_Full_Size_Textured_Paper_smallerNow that I’ve got your attention, the inspiration for the character another Matthew has a mom with cancer who could really use your prayers. Please pray for her, and him.

May God grant her, and her family, the miracle they need, whatever that may be.

Update: It turns out I was mistook my Matthews: but not the need for prayer. His mother has since passed on to her reward. Our condolences on his loss.