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Ole Dune Pussy Purrs Again

Postby Mr. Teg » 12 Aug 2009 06:04

Ole Dune Prune Announces the Upcoming WoD on Dumbnovels.

"Unquestionably, Herbert & Anderson can spin a great yarn; while technically producing a vivid, mystifying universe, filled with characters that are both endearing, and loathsome. I recommend this one highly, but be warned, if this is the first Dune book you are reading, get ready to hit the bookstore, because I promise you, it will not be the last!"

Yes, they unquestionable can spin quote a load.
Yes, the duniverse they created is very mystifying...what the fuck!
Yes, we find the characters loathsome (ok, boring).
Yes, be ready to hit the used bookstore when you trade in the book for something better (or credit).
Finally, Byron unequivocally recommends again another interquel (does anyone out there still doubt for even a second Byron's position on this issue).
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Postby Samarkan » 12 Aug 2009 06:27

lol, i wonder how many future interquels they'll write which take place in between their current interquels. i also wonder if they'll be as endearing(tm) and mystifying(c) and as dark... yes... very dark(tm)(c). IMO, they'll need to add more loathsome evil-paul gholas. perhaps they could feature a scene where good-paul and evil-paul-ghola-from-the-future fight in a circus. it would look like this: :cat fight:

but of course we all know how it would end. the oracle of time would appear before them and show them the true meaning of christmas.

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Postby Rakis » 12 Aug 2009 08:18

That review sounded like paid-for-tv advertising...

...and still no one on the board read the book...
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Postby Nekhrun » 12 Aug 2009 08:42

I'm mystified by those dumbshit remarks. He really had me fooled for the first couple years. I never expected him to be such a shill. I've already pronounced DN dead, but I wonder when they're just going to shut it down.
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Re: Ole Dune Pussy Purrs Again

Postby SandChigger » 12 Aug 2009 08:46

At least Teg added quotation marks here. ByrByr doesn't in the OP when he quotes.

"Damn sloppy way to operate," the Duke muttered. :lol:
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Postby GamePlayer » 12 Aug 2009 10:46

A farce for sure, but I can understand his motive to keep the golden goose fed. At the same time, unless he's getting something out of all this BS, I feel a lot of pity for the guy :)
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Postby Serkanner » 12 Aug 2009 11:45

GamePlayer wrote:A farce for sure, but I can understand his motive to keep the golden goose fed. At the same time, unless he's getting something out of all this BS, I feel a lot of pity for the guy :)


Of course he is getting something out of this. He is an HLP member.
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Postby Bijaz » 13 Aug 2009 04:30

I remember the first time you called him a "pussy" back on Keen and he replied you're a "poopoohead" or something equally devastating.

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Postby GamePlayer » 13 Aug 2009 10:06

Serkanner wrote:
GamePlayer wrote:A farce for sure, but I can understand his motive to keep the golden goose fed. At the same time, unless he's getting something out of all this BS, I feel a lot of pity for the guy :)


Of course he is getting something out of this. He is an HLP member.


If a club badge and free coffee is all he's getting, well someone is getting taken to the cleaners more than the HLP's customers :)
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Postby TheDukester » 13 Aug 2009 10:13

I'm a subscriber to Chiggie's argument: he's gritting his teeth and hoping he gets some sort of Dune writing assignment down the road, either as a replacement for when TheKJA gets fired or as a replacement for Brian when they finally wheel him off to the sanitarium.

Other than that? I'd guess he gets a small percentage of the annual return, and that's about it. He "runs" the Dumbnovels site for free, that's a guarantee.
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Postby SandChigger » 13 Aug 2009 12:03

TheDukester wrote:a replacement for Brian when they finally wheel him off to the sanitarium

Maybe that won't be too long now. BoBoHoBo's looking pretty old and frayed in some of those pix. And if he starts having more "complicated" days.... :laughing:

Seriously, I hope the old bastard reaps the deserts of everything he's done, physically and mentally and with a righteous vengeance. :evil:
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Postby Serkanner » 13 Aug 2009 15:30

SandChigger wrote:
TheDukester wrote:a replacement for Brian when they finally wheel him off to the sanitarium

Maybe that won't be too long now. BoBoHoBo's looking pretty old and frayed in some of those pix. And if he starts having more "complicated" days.... :laughing:

Seriously, I hope the old bastard reaps the deserts of everything he's done, physically and mentally and with a righteous vengeance. :evil:


What is the worst that could happen to BoBo I wonder? That there is a heaven and that his father kicks him out of it for the atrocity he has committed to his life's work?
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Postby Sev » 15 Aug 2009 07:13

Is ByrByr really this stupid? - someone asks about changes in the PoD paperback cover art, and he goes off mentioning the WoD cover art :crazy: :laughing:
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Postby Serkanner » 15 Aug 2009 07:43

Sev wrote:Is ByrByr really this stupid? - someone asks about changes in the PoD paperback cover art, and he goes off mentioning the WoD cover art :crazy: :laughing:


He explains why fortunately

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Postby GamePlayer » 15 Aug 2009 09:59

I will admit (and have in the past) that several covers to the Dune prequels feature well made artwork that I enjoyed viewing. The cover art is the only real virtue of the prequel books.

However, I find it VERY telling of these books (and their fans) that the subject of "covers" appears to be discussed on Dumpnovels nearly as much or more than the actual books themselves. And if I know geeks, a lot of these sad preqs are buying these lousy KJA Dune novels to satisfy their anal need to collect. I see it all the time with film: I've known numerous film geeks who admit the first Pirates, Matrix and Spider-Man movies were the only good ones, but they were all unable to deny an apparently irresistible compulsion to collect the subsequently lousy sequels. It seems most preqs just cannot resist the need to have a "trilogy" of pretty colored books sitting on their shelves. :shock:

When I talk books, 99% of the time I'm singing the praises of the writing and the content of the books, almost never the covers (even when the covers warrant praise).
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Postby SandChigger » 15 Aug 2009 10:50

I think part of it is that THEY have been making a big deal of the covers since Hunters (a little) and Sandworms (a lot more), based on the CLOSE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP between KJA, BoBo & Stephen Youll ... which KJA can hardly shut up about. :roll:

And then of course there was just the total head-up-ass-stupid seaworms illustration for Sadworms that just could NOT be ignored because of the implications for what was going to be in the book. (Remember how Byron tried to play it down, "Oh, covers rarely have anything to do with the content, just some artists concept" and Shawn Webdud piped up and said, "Yes they do!" and he was right. For once. And Byron looked the clueless tool, as usual. :lol: )

Since most of the mouthbreathers over there move their lips when they read, it's taking them longer to get through the book, simple as it is. Eventually they'll finish reading and start talking about it.

Or they could do like the shills over on Amazon, and talk about it even without reading it. :laughing:

(I still like Youll's work. But the more I look at the full Winds illustration, the more I like it. Of course there are stupid little "wrong" details, but that's why there's artistic license, right? :P )

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Postby SandRider » 15 Aug 2009 12:23

Sev wrote:Is ByrByr really this stupid? - someone asks about changes in the PoD paperback cover art, and he goes off mentioning the WoD cover art :crazy: :laughing:


say, if there's something Over There you want to ridicule over here,
go ahead and copy&paste the whole post instead of linking. alot
of folks here are IP banned and don't want to mess with proxy settings
just to have another laugh @ Merritt. And some, like that Player of
Games, have vowed to never visit there again ...

and if covers have anything to do w/content,
why isn't the new silliness called
Tap Dat Ass of Dune ?
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Postby Tleszer » 15 Aug 2009 14:30

SandRider wrote:
Sev wrote:Is ByrByr really this stupid? - someone asks about changes in the PoD paperback cover art, and he goes off mentioning the WoD cover art :crazy: :laughing:


say, if there's something Over There you want to ridicule over here,
go ahead and copy&paste the whole post instead of linking. alot
of folks here are IP banned and don't want to mess with proxy settings
just to have another laugh @ Merritt. And some, like that Player of
Games, have vowed to never visit there again ...

and if covers have anything to do w/content,
why isn't the new silliness called
Tap Dat Ass of Dune ?

I'd read that... with the door closed and the lights off...
DUNE, as interpreted by a blue man with a green tushie

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Postby SandRider » 15 Aug 2009 15:44

Merritt is an Idiot:

found in the in box @the live.com address
(forgot about that thing for a looong time ..)

Dune News‏
From: byron@dunenovels.com
Sent: Mon 8/03/09 11:56 AM
To: Sacchetti, Guillermo (dolza1971@yahoo.com.ar) {edit - WTF?}

Attachments: 1 attachment Anti-virus scan by Windows Live OneCare
Summer 20...pdf (991.2 KB)

Hi Dune Fans!

The release of THE WINDS OF DUNE is slated for Tuesday, August 4th (just around the corner!) and everyone is exceptionally excited about it. We hope you enjoy this newest installment in the Dune series.

Attached here, too, is the Summer 2009 Newsletter for your perusal. It includes the authors' touring schedule and a few other items you might find interesting.

Enjoy Dune!

Sincerely, Byron Merritt
Herbert Properties LLC


Interesting.
theSandRider@live.com was the account he pre-banned.
BUT, he's still got it to spam me.
Loser.

from the "Dune News"


DUNE NEWS PAGE 2
DUNE FANS Q AND A

Q—Are there plans to write more Dune novels after
the Heroes of Dune series?

A—Nothing is set in stone at this time, but fans have
requested certain time frames to be explored and the
authors are considering those.

Q— Are there any plans to do a Dune tour outside of
the US?

A—The British publisher is currently planning to do a
signing tour in England for 2010 (possibly Kevin only,
due to Brian’s travel limitations)
{edit - put the fuzzy headed bitch on a boat !}

Q—Are there any plans for more Dune miniseries on
the Sci-Fi Channel?

A—Nothing is in the pipeline at this time.
{edit - that you know about}

Q—I love everything that has to do with DUNE. How
can I help spread the word about these amazing
books and tours?
{edit - just fucking speechless @this ...}

A—The best way is to become a member of The DUNE
LEGIONS -- a specialty group for Elite Dune Fans. If
you are interested in joining or have any additional
questions, please contact Byron at:
fancomments@dunenovels.com.
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Postby Serkanner » 15 Aug 2009 15:48

SandRider wrote:
Sev wrote:Is ByrByr really this stupid? - someone asks about changes in the PoD paperback cover art, and he goes off mentioning the WoD cover art :crazy: :laughing:


say, if there's something Over There you want to ridicule over here,
go ahead and copy&paste the whole post instead of linking. alot
of folks here are IP banned and don't want to mess with proxy settings
just to have another laugh @ Merritt. And some, like that Player of
Games, have vowed to never visit there again ...

and if covers have anything to do w/content,
why isn't the new silliness called
Tap Dat Ass of Dune ?


http://www.hypercloak.com/

Type in the url and voila.
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Postby Freakzilla » 15 Aug 2009 15:58

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Hoooooly Jesus... :shock:

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