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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:52 am

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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:25 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
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Okay, this one puzzles me
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:26 pm

Went and watched this one on the big screen last night. One of my favorite scenes.

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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:14 am

Classic.
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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by ed » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:34 am

Shit faced and ad libbed.

Shaw wrote man in the glass booth. Saw it on Bway w/ Donald Plesance.

"Tell me children of Isreal, if he called you wouldn't you have come?" <---creaky recollection

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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:12 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:25 pm
Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:52 am
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Okay, this one puzzles me
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:54 am

ed wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:34 am
Shit faced and ad libbed.

Shaw wrote man in the glass booth. Saw it on Bway w/ Donald Plesance.

"Tell me children of Isreal, if he called you wouldn't you have come?" <---creaky recollection

Talented man. Booze. Killed. Him.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Shaw_(actor)
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Post by ed » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:14 am

fifty fucking one.

Then again, I wonder, without the booze what would he have been? A shoe salesman?

Didn't Brendan Berne say something like "there isn't a poet who isn't an alcoholic"?

Fucking Handel wrote the Hallelujah Choras in one night on a manic high. Maybe the brain being screwed up is what produces the transcendent. It is a "different" result so it stands out.

But still ... fifty fucking one.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:01 am

ed wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:14 am
fifty fucking one.

Then again, I wonder, without the booze what would he have been? A shoe salesman?

Didn't Brendan Berne say something like "there isn't a poet who isn't an alcoholic"?

Fucking Handel wrote the Hallelujah Choras in one night on a manic high. Maybe the brain being screwed up is what produces the transcendent. It is a "different" result so it stands out.

But still ... fifty fucking one.
That's the same age as I am now.

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Post by Doctor X » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:10 am

Handel's Messiah sucks more than Linkin Park doing a due with Milli Vanili. Like Williams and Horner, he repeats themes from previous works all over the place. People only remember it because, in a religious society, they felt guilty realizing what dreck it was.

Like people enjoying Lawrence Welk. Handel was Welk without the talent and bubble machine.

"Yeah, but Water Music is awesome!"

Sure.

And you hear it in Messiah. Over and over again. Just as you will hear Horner's score for Star Trek II in Aliens when he is not stealing from Khachaturian because he hopes the "young'uns" never saw 2001 as Williams hoped no one remembered Holst.




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Post by Doctor X » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:32 am

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:21 pm

Pyrrho wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:12 am
Nyarlathotep wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:25 pm
Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:52 am
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Okay, this one puzzles me
Aaaaaah.

I haven’t seen that one since the 90s. I should remedy that
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Post by ed » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:31 pm

Ahhhhhhhh

I have fond recollections of it.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:48 pm

Hey Nyar!

Ever read Down Among the Dead Men by William Tenn?

Classic left wing science fiction.

The back story is similar to Starship Troopers, that is the last ditch war of humanity against the bugs.

But the Earth military set up is different.

A natural born human professional officer class and zombie soldiers. But don't call them "zombies" to their face.
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Post by Pyrrho » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:07 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by Doctor X » Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:48 pm

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: Nyarlathotep appreciation thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:00 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.