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by Betty Felon
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:10 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Vampire Squid From Hell. Oh yes, that's his scientific name.
Replies: 13
Views: 4244

I actually think he's kind of cute. I mean, he's no baby giraffe or anything, but those rounded ear flap things?

He's kind of what would would happen if a regular squid mated with jarjar binks, and the offspring then mated with, like, something spikey and biolumenescent.
by Betty Felon
Tue May 27, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Vampire Squid From Hell. Oh yes, that's his scientific name.
Replies: 13
Views: 4244

oh Vampire Squid and his glow-in-the-dark boogers live way down in the ocean where there is no light and every creature is scary looking weird and fascinating. He won't get you!
by Betty Felon
Tue May 27, 2008 6:22 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: john's new weekly blog
Replies: 136
Views: 62496

Liesbeth wrote:The piece itself is one of my faves so far. And not just because it mentions Centro-matic.


Is it because of the war-profiteering fantasy? Because that's why it's my favorite.
by Betty Felon
Tue May 27, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Vampire Squid From Hell. Oh yes, that's his scientific name.
Replies: 13
Views: 4244

Vampire Squid From Hell. Oh yes, that's his scientific name.

Really: Vampyroteuthis infernalis, lit. "vampire squid from hell" http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/Vampyroteuthis_illustration.jpg "V. infernalis is most commonly known for its jet-black skin, the “cape” webbed skin between the arms and eyes that appear blood red at times. It has e...
by Betty Felon
Fri May 23, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: john's new weekly blog
Replies: 136
Views: 62496

Right. You can't trust ANYONE. I donated to NPR this year and all the sudden I'm getting pretentious junk mail that says things like, "$500 off your stay at this all green tucson spa when you donate to your favorite charity!" NPR! Everyone knows NPR is a force of pure goodness and sweetness and ligh...
by Betty Felon
Wed May 21, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Decemberists Draw 75K... Obama Rides Indie Rock Coattails!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3011

but it's Oregon!
by Betty Felon
Wed May 21, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Decemberists Draw 75K... Obama Rides Indie Rock Coattails!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3011

Ah, and the universe approximates having order and meaning for a moment. eerie. *shiver*
by Betty Felon
Sat May 10, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: is it a bird, is it a reptile? no, it's the platypus
Replies: 8
Views: 3397

Liesbeth wrote:
I love its Dutch name vogelbekdier, which means 'bird beak animal'.


Vogelbekdier would make a great board moniker. If that is what you are waiting for lurkers...
by Betty Felon
Thu May 01, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Garfield Minus Garfield
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

I propose changing the perspective on this from 'crazy person behavior' to 'recluse survival skill'. thank you. --betty arbuckle
by Betty Felon
Thu May 01, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Reasons to live.
Replies: 143
Views: 80520

It's avocado season! 89 cents each and less likely to be stinkers inside.

I love avocado season! I love you, Avocado!
by Betty Felon
Thu May 01, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Flap and Doodle: The Great Quote Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3602

"He did not understand women. It wasn't the way bartenders or comedians didn't understand women, it was the way poor people didn't understand the economy. You could stand outside the Girard Bank Building every day of your life and never guess anything about what went on in there. That's why, in thei...
by Betty Felon
Thu May 01, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Garfield Minus Garfield
Replies: 9
Views: 3609

grant wrote:And "Realfield".


oh dear, that takes it one step further. You don't have to be fully crazy to be crazy. I used to talk to my dog that way.

Artistically, however, g w/o g has, as a friend put it, a 'certain minimalist edge.'
by Betty Felon
Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:53 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Flap and Doodle: The Great Quote Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3602

Flap and Doodle: The Great Quote Thread

"He writes the worst English that I have ever encountered. It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it reminds me of tattered washing on the line; it reminds me of stale bean soup, of college yells, of dogs barking idiotically through endless nights. It is so bad that a sort of grandeur creeps into...
by Betty Felon
Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Ken Stringfellow's cover of Breeze
Replies: 41
Views: 14150

Flyn wrote:Ken has had some strange hair over the years. Your link is already gone, and Prince's lawyers should be sending you a letter regarding your watching of the video, and subsequent compliments.


sucks. it was really good. *sulk*
by Betty Felon
Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Ken Stringfellow's cover of Breeze
Replies: 41
Views: 14150

all I can contribute to this is the sincere hope that Ken has moved on from the distracting super-mullet he had when I saw the posies in japan. However, I would like to hear Prince cover Breeze, like he did Creep at Cochella: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u1ekw3LB0I Wouldn't a Prince/Breeze cover ...
by Betty Felon
Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wonder
Replies: 102
Views: 72817

More ocotopus love drama:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23899655/

"They flirt, hold hands and guard their lovers jealously...male cephalopods guarding the dens of their mates for several days, warding off rivals and even strangling them if they got too close."
by Betty Felon
Wed Apr 23, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: John's Missing Tooth To Make Cameo At Sonic Boom
Replies: 13
Views: 5509

Flyn wrote:I thought the first picture looked a bit like Sam Kinison, but clearly he died before the advent of terrible camera phones. A Disc Camera, perhaps?


Yes! I knew it was someone I was being reminded of, but could not remember who. Sam Kinison. A thin Sam Kinison.
by Betty Felon
Fri Apr 18, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Winterball
Replies: 35
Views: 18188

Liesbeth wrote:I once showed my ring to someone and he replied that it just meant talking 15 minutes longer to get to business.


WHAT A CREEP!
by Betty Felon
Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Winterball
Replies: 35
Views: 18188

Flyn wrote:You can get cable for way less than the cost of a wedding ring! ?


Well, I wasn't going to buy a REAL wedding ring. My fake husband is a poor fake soldier, and my fake love don't cost a thing.
by Betty Felon
Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Winterball
Replies: 35
Views: 18188

Thanks for being Not Lazy! (I was gonna get to it...I swear!....maybe.) I'm the Ramen Snacks. I'm also eating Ramen Snacks! Coincidence! And btw, it's Winterball III....or Blue Diamonds III or whatever III. This is our third season! Need a few more DL spots. And I recommend making an even number of ...

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