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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby chanilover » 29 Jul 2009 17:52

    TheDukester wrote:
    Sandwurm88 wrote:Is that fat goth lady with the weird armbands really Kevin's wife??!!!

    What are those things?



    Brakepads. She uses them to slow down after all the hot air spouted out of CombOver's pasty white arse makes her glide around the room with her gigantic bingo wings.
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 29 Jul 2009 19:30

    :shock:

    :? :) :D :lol: :laughing: :laughing-rolling:

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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Omphalos » 29 Jul 2009 20:58

    Naw, those are traction pads. All those preeks have spent so much time up there his anal muscles have lost their tonicity. She needs those things when she goes up to gain purchase.
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 29 Jul 2009 21:55

    Purchase? WTF, he got like a shopping mall up in there, too? :P
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 29 Jul 2009 22:12

    :laughing-rolling:

    Excellent. Does it take PayPal?

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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Robspierre » 29 Jul 2009 23:56

    Tleszer wrote:So, he puts on The Jacket, and instead of being placed into an enclosed morgue-like space, goes into the secluded "wilderness" and travels to the future where he finds the books his past self has written and dictates these books into his recorder so that they can be transcribed by his secretary in the past into the novels we've come to love. And after he makes love at the grown-up version of the girl he met while working on her mother's car in the past, he passes out and wakes up with Reb standing over him.

    Man, that was such a bad movie.



    It wasn't that bad! :whistle:


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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Tleszer » 30 Jul 2009 09:12

    I knew Rob was going to post after I made that comment. :lol:
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Robspierre » 31 Jul 2009 02:53

    Tleszer wrote:I knew Rob was going to post after I made that comment. :lol:


    Nuthin wrong with itty bitty titties......


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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Redstar » 31 Jul 2009 03:17

    Robspierre wrote:
    Tleszer wrote:I knew Rob was going to post after I made that comment. :lol:


    Nuthin wrong with itty bitty titties......


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    Nothing better than a pair of some luscious double As. :D
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 31 Jul 2009 04:51

    Don't cares so long as they be bodacious. :P
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Tleilax Master B » 31 Jul 2009 09:08

    Robspierre wrote:
    Tleszer wrote:I knew Rob was going to post after I made that comment. :lol:


    Nuthin wrong with itty bitty titties......


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    That's right. Big 'uns just distract you from the real work at hand :wink:
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandRider » 31 Jul 2009 09:35

    BTW Rob, just got around to watching "Domino" on DVD last night.

    I was really, really drunk, and the trippy camera & lighting effects
    were distracting, but I think I really enjoyed it. I liked how the
    twisting plot wasn't over-explained, they just went from one thing
    to another in slam-bam fashion. Keira was actually almost believable
    to me as a badass, snorted burbon out my nose when she popped
    the 90210 kid in the face.

    I'll have to watch it again when I'm semi-sober ... don't know when
    that might be, tho ....
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby TheDukester » 31 Jul 2009 11:01

    SandRider wrote:I'll have to watch it again when I'm semi-sober ... don't know when
    that might be, tho ....

    I'm not sure I'd recommend it. I did watch it sober, and Little Elf Girl is not at all believable as a bounty hunter. She's still easy on the eyes, though ...
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Redstar » 31 Jul 2009 11:10

    TheDukester wrote:
    SandRider wrote:I'll have to watch it again when I'm semi-sober ... don't know when
    that might be, tho ....

    I'm not sure I'd recommend it. I did watch it sober, and Little Elf Girl is not at all believable as a bounty hunter. She's still easy on the eyes, though ...

    The real Domino doesn't look much bigger than Keira Knightley.
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby TheDukester » 31 Jul 2009 11:58

    Well, I'm sure being dead for a few years doesn't help.
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Redstar » 31 Jul 2009 12:04

    TheDukester wrote:Well, I'm sure being dead for a few years doesn't help.

    Okay?
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Robspierre » 01 Aug 2009 02:53

    I took my mom to see Domino in the theatre when it played, took her t osee The Jacket and Pride and Prejudice as well since I had ot drive to Las Cruces to see them, we had a blast, the Jerry Springer show scene was one of out favorites.

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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby TheDukester » 04 Aug 2009 23:31

    It's official: the man owns one jacket.

    http://www.wordfire.com/kjablog/2009/08 ... dune-tour/

    And check out Igor in that first picture! :shock:
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 04 Aug 2009 23:41

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    This cinches it: BRIAN HERBERT IS A CARDBOARD CUT-OUT STAND-UP THINGY!!! :angry-screaming:
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 05 Aug 2009 01:32

    The turnout for that signing was less than stellar. And that's in NYC.

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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby TheDukester » 05 Aug 2009 01:48

    Yeah, it's like TheKJA doesn't give us any credit for actually having eyeballs. Those images show a lot of people walking away from the camera ... and that's not exactly a Disneyland E-Ticket sort of line for the book-signing, is it?

    It's hard to say for sure, but it looks like that signing might have been made of fail.

    (Edit to add: And check out the color-blind douchebag in the screaming blue T-shirt and flip-flops with his four copies of the book. Congratulations, moron: you just spent $100 on a wheelbarrow full of crap)

    (One final edit: A lot of the same people are appearing in both of the lower photos. That makes the whole thing even less impressive.)
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 05 Aug 2009 03:20

    I count maybe 40 people in the seating photo, maybe 16 or so standing in the line.

    6 seats per row, 11 rows per section, 3 sections = 198 seats.

    Yah, that spells FAIL to me, too. ;)

    And if things filled up between the seats shot and the actual signing event, why so few people standing in line at the end? :P
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby Ampoliros » 05 Aug 2009 10:05

    Aww come on guys, that was only the first night of the tour on launch day in the flagship store of America's largest bookseller in the middle of our largest city.

    I'm sure the library signings will be more successful!
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby SandChigger » 05 Aug 2009 10:16

    :lol:

    (How far are you into da book now?)
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    Re: The jacket lives!

    Postby chanilover » 05 Aug 2009 13:03

    TheDukester wrote:It's official: the man owns one jacket.



    It looks more shabby, disgusting and tasteless every time I see it.

    The jacket looks a bit grim as well.
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