This is a phrase that popped into my head while I was running an errand yesterday. Stix ideas often come to me while I’m walking somewhere. In this case I think I was influenced by Seth Meyers’s idea for an unsatisfying hard candy called “Werner’s Original.”

In real life, Werner Herzog looks kind of like a dour John Lithgow, but I hope I captured his essence and also his hollow cheeks. And I think the hair came out well.