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Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby Shaitan » 07 Jan 2011 17:02

As much as I hesitate to link to OSC's official web site, that seems to be where every article elsewhere is actually quoting from, so:

http://www.hatrack.com/

Apparently it was "minor," happened on the 1st, and he's recovering.

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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 07 Jan 2011 17:35

Must have seen something in a magic hat that really spooked him. :wink:
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby SandChigger » 07 Jan 2011 20:56

Go be with Joseph and Brigham and your god who was once a man, Orson! :roll:

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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby Kojiro » 07 Jan 2011 23:10

Too bad it wasn't Kev.
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2011 07:10

he's already had a stroke... or he must have, considering how his creative functions seem impaired.
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby SandChigger » 08 Jan 2011 11:05

Kojiro wrote:Too bad it wasn't Kev.

Or BoBo.

Of course, he's probably pretty much brain dead anyway. :roll:

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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jan 2011 12:08

SandChigger wrote:
Kojiro wrote:Too bad it wasn't Kev.

Or BoBo.

Of course, he's probably pretty much brain dead anyway. :roll:


When's the last time anyone saw him in public? Maybe it's like a Weekend at Bernie's thing and Kevin is his puppet master.
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2011 13:16



love the hair cuts !
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby TheDukester » 08 Jan 2011 16:11

Freakzilla wrote:When's the last time anyone saw him in public?

This is a fair point. How long has it been? He did some publicity for Jessica Passes Wind on Dune, right? :think:

And I haven't seen anything yet that says Bobo will be doing any support work for Hellblow.

Hmmmm ... Christakes, maybe the guy is dead.

(If anyone could tell the difference, that is).
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby inhuien » 09 Jan 2011 08:34

I'm so disappointed, I thought this was going to about masturbation. :tissue2:
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby Hunchback Jack » 09 Jan 2011 23:38

Well, given the thread title ...

Eeeeww.

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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby Lawliet » 19 Feb 2011 00:47

His religion is extremely stupid, but i have to admit that i liked Ender's Game.
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby TheDukester » 19 Feb 2011 04:42

The problem isn't his religion.

The problem is that he's a jackass.
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Re: Orson Scott Card has a stroke

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 21 Feb 2011 19:39

:idea: Yup, that would about sum up the problem! I would say though that a Mor(m)on quite possibly has a higher likelihood of jackass-dom than the average person. I respect people's right to their religions, but seriously, not all religions are equal, some really ARE crazy and some really are actually pretty sane. Of course, each person can add to or subtract from the insanity. Lots of Christians (and I''m sure even the Mormon variety) are good and sane, and lots of people from sane belief systems are completely insane.

So... yeah... I try to to judge people in advance based on their beliefs, but if they prove themselves to be idiots and then I find out they're also a Mormon or a Scientologist or insertothertotallywhackoreligionhere then it does ADD to their idiotness. (If I find a good person that's also in one of those religons though it doesn't at all subtract from their goodness in my opinion, it just confuses me some).
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