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by steveperry
Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
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Views: 65532

Beg, Borrow, or Steal?

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm Um, on the subject of, ah ... borrowing other writers's ideas, this is sometimes not as simple as it appears. There's not much new under the sun. Scratch a story, and you'll likely find an antecedent that wouldn't take much stretching to cry foul. I didn't...
by steveperry
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Reviews

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100401.htm ATC -- Um, no, we weren't discussing the taste of roots, but whether or not there was any red in said dirt veggies. And poking at what the attraction was for a franchise that ran a bunch of TV series and movies and like that and what constitutes "science" ...
by steveperry
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Reviews

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm ATC -- Um, no, we weren't discussing the taste of roots, but whether or not there was any red in said dirt veggies. And poking at what the attraction was for a franchise that ran a bunch of TV series and movies and like that and what constitutes "science" ...
by steveperry
Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Trekery

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100401.htm Kim -- "Are you telling me that in "Arena" you realized right from the start that Kirk had all the makings of gunpowder?" Actually, I was mentally comparing the episode to Fredric Brown's story, "Arena," upon which Gene Coon's episode was based. The origin...
by steveperry
Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Trekery

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm Kim -- "Are you telling me that in "Arena" you realized right from the start that Kirk had all the makings of gunpowder?" Actually, I was mentally comparing the episode to Fredric Brown's story, "Arena," upon which Gene Coon's episode was based. The origin...
by steveperry
Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:46 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Science? We don' need no steenkin' Science!

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100401.htm Kris -- Um, whatever Roddenberry's vision might have been, Star Trek was space opera and as based in science as Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story. Even leaving off the tech talk about dilithium crystals that Scotty constantly fretted over, and the fact that ever...
by steveperry
Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:46 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Science? We don' need no steenkin' Science!

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm Kris -- Um, whatever Roddenberry's vision might have been, Star Trek was space opera and as based in science as Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story. Even leaving off the tech talk about dilithium crystals that Scotty constantly fretted over, and the fact that ever...
by steveperry
Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

This 'N' That

Name: Steve Perry
Source: unca20100401.htm
Add my congratulations and sympathy for victory and losses, Unk. It's always a mixed bag, idn't?

Um, Kris. A question: Which, uh, one of the Star Trek episodes was it had the science in it? I must have missed that one.

Perry
by steveperry
Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

This 'N' That

Name: Steve Perry
Source: unca20100219.htm
Add my congratulations and sympathy for victory and losses, Unk. It's always a mixed bag, idn't?

Um, Kris. A question: Which, uh, one of the Star Trek episodes was it had the science in it? I must have missed that one.

Perry
by steveperry
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

The Depths of Ignorance

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100401.htm Matthew -- I suspect I have shoes older than you, based on nothing but your view of the venerable newspaper. I would say I suspect those old shoes were less ignorant than you, but that would be rude, so I won't say that. Ignorance is easily cured, if you w...
by steveperry
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

The Depths of Ignorance

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm Matthew -- I suspect I have shoes older than you, based on nothing but your view of the venerable newspaper. I would say I suspect those old shoes were less ignorant than you, but that would be rude, so I won't say that. Ignorance is easily cured, if you w...
by steveperry
Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

reply to Mary

Name: Stephen Source: unca20100401.htm Mary, Welcome to the wonderful world of Primerica! Yeah, they're all like that. Bad financial products, poorly treated sales reps, and only the top 5% of their guys make even minimum wage off the commissions. You need to be a great seller with no morals to suc...
by steveperry
Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

reply to Mary

Name: Stephen Source: unca20100219.htm Mary, Welcome to the wonderful world of Primerica! Yeah, they're all like that. Bad financial products, poorly treated sales reps, and only the top 5% of their guys make even minimum wage off the commissions. You need to be a great seller with no morals to suc...
by steveperry
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Step Right Up, Folks!

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100401.htm Remember the story in Mamet's Bambi vs. Godzilla? Preminger, shooting *Exodus* when he didn't have the money to pay extras for a crowd scene? So he *charged* them. Put up posters all over town: BE IN A MOVIE - TEN SHEKELS, and got all the extras he needed ...
by steveperry
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 65532

Step Right Up, Folks!

Name: Steve Perry Source: unca20100219.htm Remember the story in Mamet's Bambi vs. Godzilla? Preminger, shooting *Exodus* when he didn't have the money to pay extras for a crowd scene? So he *charged* them. Put up posters all over town: BE IN A MOVIE - TEN SHEKELS, and got all the extras he needed ...

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