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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby TheDukester » 23 Aug 2009 00:36

"Brainstormed."

Keith's favorite word ever. And he has no idea that he looks like an engorged baboon penis every time he uses it.
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Postby SandChigger » 23 Aug 2009 00:40

:shock:

Well ... now ... that's going to stay with me the rest of the afternoon.

Thanks, Dukester, really. :doh:


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Postby SandRider » 23 Aug 2009 00:49

in one of the older interviews, Brian says he thinks Bev pointed
the safety deposit box out to the mouthpiece and directed him
to find the boxes of notes.

I can't prove this, but at this point I think Keith rolled his eyes & sighed.
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby Omphalos » 23 Aug 2009 01:53

TheDukester wrote:"Brainstormed."

Keith's favorite word ever. And he has no idea that he looks like an engorged baboon penis every time he uses it.


That'd make a nifty avatar.

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Postby SandChigger » 23 Aug 2009 01:56

SandRider wrote:in one of the older interviews, Brian says he thinks Bev pointed
the safety deposit box out to the mouthpiece and directed him
to find the boxes of notes.

Yeah, I remembered there was some bullshit like that; that's why I mentioned her. It's no doubt part of his "my mother was a white witch" crap in Dreamer. :roll:
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby lotek » 23 Aug 2009 03:17

Omphalos wrote:
TheDukester wrote:"Brainstormed."

Keith's favorite word ever. And he has no idea that he looks like an engorged baboon penis every time he uses it.


That'd make a nifty avatar.


just a try:
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby SandChigger » 23 Aug 2009 04:42

Oh. Oh. Oh. Oh dear god! :shock: Oh.

Please don't do that again. Oh!

Oh.

No no no no no. :hand:
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby lotek » 23 Aug 2009 04:55

well iwas going to pick that as my avatar but i understand your natural revulsion to this alernate image of reality

:oops:

i'll stick to the IR baboon kjasf one ;)
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby SandChigger » 23 Aug 2009 05:04

:lol:

It's just that ... that's an engorged baboon BUTT. ;)

And surely that's NOT normal. :shock:

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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby lotek » 23 Aug 2009 05:06

well apparently it's part of the mating rite(otherwise called brainstorming :lol: :lol: )

edit: i double checked it's a female during ovulation period...
Conspicuous swellings of the perineal skin can be observed in females of many catharrine primate species particularly during the middle stages of the ovarian cycle.

whatever that means :)
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby Redstar » 23 Aug 2009 05:26

lotek wrote:well apparently it's part of the mating rite(otherwise called brainstorming :lol: :lol: )

edit: i double checked it's a female during ovulation period...
Conspicuous swellings of the perineal skin can be observed in females of many catharrine primate species particularly during the middle stages of the ovarian cycle.

whatever that means :)

Estrus. The vagina swells significantly during estrus to signify the female is ready to mate... Over time the swelling became larger because males found it more attractive, so females with large swellings were first pickings.

I know all that, but can't tell you why it's true... Just that's the general opinion. Male apes like big vaginas.

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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby SandRider » 23 Aug 2009 06:04

ever wonder what Kenny's lines are in the South Park Song ?

I'm goin' down to South Park
Gonna have myself a time.
...Friendly faces everywhere
...Humble folks without temptation.
Goin' down to South Park
Gonna leave my woes behind.
...Ample parking day or night
...People shouting Howdy Neighbor
Heading on up to South Park.
Gonna see if I can't unwind
...I like girls with big fat titties, I like girls with big vaginas
Come on down to South Park and meet some friends of mine.


atleast according to the lyrics web site I got that from.
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 24 Aug 2009 11:37

Omphalos wrote:What's his physics degree though? Is it a BS? I think it was, to which I say "so what?" Im pretty sure he worked at Los Alamos as a science writer, not a physicist. I think that was Beason who was the physicist.


Oh, it's BS alright... wait, sorry, you said a BS?! Woops, my mistake.

No way he has a BS in physics, the man is an idiot. I would guess he must have a BA, which should still have educated him much much better than he appears to be.
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Postby Omphalos » 24 Aug 2009 12:36

Who the hell offers a BA in physics? Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA. He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.

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Postby Freakzilla » 24 Aug 2009 12:39

Omphalos wrote:Who the hell offers a BA in physics?


My first thought, too.

Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA.


Online papermill?

He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.


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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 24 Aug 2009 12:47

Omphalos wrote:Who the hell offers a BA in physics? Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA. He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.


I could be wrong about it being available as a major, but up here most schools I've looked at have Arts versions of physics, astronomy, etc (whatever science you can think of) classes. They're pretty much the same as the Sciences versions, but with less math. I've considered taking them, as I have a good grasp on the basics of relativity and quantum physics, but the numbers are (in all honesty) over my head.
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Postby Freakzilla » 24 Aug 2009 12:57

A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Omphalos wrote:Who the hell offers a BA in physics? Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA. He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.


I could be wrong about it being available as a major, but up here most schools I've looked at have Arts versions of physics, astronomy, etc (whatever science you can think of) classes. They're pretty much the same as the Sciences versions, but with less math. I've considered taking them, as I have a good grasp on the basics of relativity and quantum physics, but the numbers are (in all honesty) over my head.


Wouldn't that be cosmology?
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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 24 Aug 2009 13:11

Freakzilla wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Omphalos wrote:Who the hell offers a BA in physics? Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA. He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.


I could be wrong about it being available as a major, but up here most schools I've looked at have Arts versions of physics, astronomy, etc (whatever science you can think of) classes. They're pretty much the same as the Sciences versions, but with less math. I've considered taking them, as I have a good grasp on the basics of relativity and quantum physics, but the numbers are (in all honesty) over my head.


Wouldn't that be cosmology?


I guess that might be true (reading the definitions the two words look almost interchangeble) but I'd say that in general use (IMO) cosmology is a much broader term than astronomy, and maybe more about the philosophical side of astronomy, often including religious takes on it all. I have read some great stuff on the new cosmology, but the scientific side of things interests me more. The classes I'm looking at taking are straight astronomy/physics.
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Postby Slugger » 24 Aug 2009 13:20

A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Omphalos wrote:Who the hell offers a BA in physics? Oh...wait...this is America. Im sure somebody does. Or maybe its an AA. He double majored at 13th grade in physics and creative writing.


I could be wrong about it being available as a major, but up here most schools I've looked at have Arts versions of physics, astronomy, etc (whatever science you can think of) classes. They're pretty much the same as the Sciences versions, but with less math. I've considered taking them, as I have a good grasp on the basics of relativity and quantum physics, but the numbers are (in all honesty) over my head.


My college offers BA's for science classes, too. The option exists if you take a dual/triple-major or are on a pre-professional track (like pre-med). To graduate with a BA in chemistry, for example, you need calculus I & II for business/social sciences, plus "basic" chem courses: quant, pchem I, ochem. For a BS in chemistry, you're required to take calc I, II, III for science/math majors, plus a math elective, in addition to a wide range of chem courses: pchem I & II with labs, quant, qaul, ochem, inorganic, etc. Plus, to graduate with a BS in chem, you're required to take biology courses (bio & biochem), 2 physics courses (must be calc-based), and a foreign language.

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Postby Drunken Idaho » 24 Aug 2009 14:18

lotek wrote:
"The notes were not plot outlines but they have things that give us ideas. Most of the time we're just inspired by Frank Herbert and we come up with our own ideas."


So the truth finally comes out(what was that saying about truth, children and the simple-minded again?)


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Might not be what you were referring to, but it's what I'm reminded of.

SandRider wrote:ever wonder what Kenny's lines are in the South Park Song ?

I'm goin' down to South Park
Gonna have myself a time.
...Friendly faces everywhere
...Humble folks without temptation.
Goin' down to South Park
Gonna leave my woes behind.
...Ample parking day or night
...People shouting Howdy Neighbor
Heading on up to South Park.
Gonna see if I can't unwind
...I like girls with big fat titties, I like girls with big vaginas
Come on down to South Park and meet some friends of mine.


atleast according to the lyrics web site I got that from.
(I been pickin & a-grinnin' on that'un ...)


Pffft... That was common knowledge among seventh-graders about eleven years ago... :P (I was one of them.)

Although as near as I can tell, they've since changed what he says once or twice.
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby SandRider » 24 Aug 2009 15:19

to what ?

my guitar pickin buddies are getting a kick out of it.
(and look here, whipper-snapper, I only started really watching
the South Park last fall when I was laid up ... back in my day,
we didn't have no TV, we had to torture Indians for entertainment...)

and according all the bios, The Keith attended (and presumably graduated & got the degree from)
The University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Which is kinda sad - I don't know what kind of school UW-Madison is today,
but when I was in college, it had a great rep as a hotbed of student revolution.
I had several friends who were really into the counter-culture thing who transferred
up there.
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Re: The Ottawa Citizen interview...

Postby GamePlayer » 24 Aug 2009 15:27

"3 million words and counting", huh? Yeah, that pretty much summarizes the priorities of these two dorks :)

I did enjoy this blurb at the beginning...

"He didn't always bring in money to support the family," Herbert says. "He was always doing something brilliant in the study that wasn't always commercial. Mom supported our family by doing advertising copywriting for big department stores and that kind of thing.

"She sacrificed herself for him so he could write."


When taken in the scope of McDune, one might almost read something into those statements. Perhaps BriBri is ensuring that he will only do nuDune books if it's lucratively profitable for him and his family. What a noble enterprise for a "creative" field of work. :wink: :P :lol:
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