I think @ISentinelPenguinI asked me to make this a while ago. Sorry for the long wait.
Your direction was great, but the actor you hired has a soul patch and I just can't stand to be portrayed that way.
Gosh dang, I forgot the dark biofluff/fur/skin only goes down to the beak. My apologies.
It's oily keratin/resin scales. I shouldn't make fun of him, though, people can't control what color/pattern their feathers are. Some people get some really crazy "tattoos", but that's basically scarring weird bald spots into your skin and carefully combing/grafting so that the other color grows in a month later.
I miss them.
A lot of us miss them.
Heh. Remember how I just didn't give a fuck about the elections and just did whatever I wanted to? Good times, good times...
You didn't even get into the finals, my dude.
I know, it was great.