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New Favourite Review Quip posted 14 Oct 2005, 20:10 by Cu'jara Cinmoi, Author of Prince of Nothing

My old one was from a library critic, who wrote that my books "read like Gene Wolfe that makes sense." Head sweller, that one. But my new favourite is from Jon Courtenay's [i:rss4j5rc]Guardian[/i:rss4j5rc] review of TWP. You might have to read it closely, but I think you'll quickly see why... "[i:rss4j5rc]The Warrior-Prophet[/i:rss4j5rc] is a good book; with more stringent editing it could have brilliant." I'm going to be chuckling until Christmas about this one. view post


posted 15 Oct 2005, 02:10 by Entropic_existence, Moderator

ROFL! I love that! Always great one someone picks on editing and in turn an editor lets something slip and drops the ball. :) view post


posted 20 Oct 2005, 12:10 by Cu'jara Cinmoi, Author of Prince of Nothing

In the philosophy biz, we call them 'performative contradictions.' The nontechnical term is 'Bush administration.' view post


posted 20 Oct 2005, 21:10 by Aldarion, Sorcerer-of-Rank

*winces* Do you [i:30ojnt52]have[/i:30ojnt52] to mention that 'B' word here? It's bad enough being a Leftie in the South, but that's a four-letter word of badness there...blech! :evil: view post


posted 21 Oct 2005, 00:10 by Entropic_existence, Moderator

Scott have I declared my eternal devotion yet? lol view post


posted 21 Oct 2005, 04:10 by Lucimay, Subdidact

Aldarion: [quote:102w1vni]*winces* Do you have to mention that 'B' word here? It's bad enough being a [b:102w1vni]Leftie in the South[/b:102w1vni], but that's a four-letter word of badness there...blech! [/quote:102w1vni] hey! dude. migrate!! :lol: i am a kentucky transplant in san francisco! we got plenty more room out here on the LEFT coast!! :) view post


posted 21 Oct 2005, 20:10 by Aldarion, Sorcerer-of-Rank

Trust me, as soon as I can, I will. Lived near Miami for two years before being forced by money/job issues to move back to my native Middle Tennessee. Once I finish this coursework on social work and complete (hopefully, if I get accepted into the program) a two-year work-study agreement, plans are for me to either move back to South Florida or (preferably) to Latin America to do a combination of international child welfare and teach English. Which of course might make it more difficult for Scott to send me ARCs ;) view post


posted 25 Oct 2005, 12:10 by Echoex, Auditor

I have a great Bush joke: Rumsfeld and the other staffers are giving Bush his morning briefing. Rumsfeld concludes his brief with "...and, oh yeah, 3 Brazilian soldiers were killed in a skirmish last night..." Bush becomes really distressed at this news and begins crying and wailing. "Oh ma god! That's horrible news. The humaninity"... Rumsfeld and the other staffers are shocked at Bush's outcry and distress. Bush puts his head on his desk for a moment. Finally, he lifts it and looks at Rumsfeld. "Remind me again, Don. How many is a Brazilian?" .Ex. view post


posted 25 Oct 2005, 14:10 by Entropic_existence, Moderator

Nice, very nice :) view post


posted 26 Oct 2005, 13:10 by Cu'jara Cinmoi, Author of Prince of Nothing

:lol: Fricken hilarious! view post


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