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by grant
Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wonder
Replies: 102
Views: 51109

Re: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wo

Oddly enough, I've just gotten back from a day and evening of swimming off that stretch of coastline.

Didn't feel any tentacles brushing across my ankles, but you never know... maybe they were just biding their time.
by grant
Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: long long time ago
Replies: 12
Views: 5078

Re: long long time ago

That's far more painful.
by grant
Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: John in The Believer July/August 2011 Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2788

Re: John in The Believer July/August 2011 Issue

Oh, if only you knew how much that thought both sustains me and wounds me.

(I'm in the dead tree business.)
by grant
Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wonder
Replies: 102
Views: 51109

Re: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wo

Squid, you may feel jealous now. This is the next county north of me: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_martin_county/giant-squid-found-off-port-salerno Giant squid found off Port Salerno... 23-foot squid was found floating in the ocean MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - Robert Benz and his buddies were fishin...
by grant
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: John in The Believer July/August 2011 Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2788

Re: John in The Believer July/August 2011 Issue

Not I, but I rarely leave my den.

Of iniquity.
by grant
Sun Jun 26, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: recovering rock musician writes book
Replies: 15
Views: 5446

Re: recovering rock musician writes book

The co-writer is also "Doctor Diabolicus", frontman for the group "DIAMOND DEAD". Now why does that sound familiar to me?

Something straight-to-DVD?
by grant
Sun Jun 26, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

A Superfecta sounds... really bloody, actually. That's carnival geek territory.

Tempted to set up a PayPal account just to deal with this now - you know what you're doing!
by grant
Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

Unfortunately, we can't make brackets, since there's only one thing - John Roderick eating a live chicken. What we can have are odds. So here's a chart of possible outcomes with my suggested odds: John eats a... ⋅  COOKED (any breed, already prepared) - 1/1 ⋅  COOKED (any breed, ...
by grant
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

I do think we could make a table with those breeds and start making some odds.
by grant
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

Bork!
by grant
Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

Here's a resource, if you really want to get a pool going: http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=351652 The initials in people's sigs are breeds: RIR = Rhode Island red BO = Buff Orpington BR = Barred rock (I think) (It's a Plymouth rock with a common "barred" feather patt...
by grant
Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

I'd bet on a bantam silkie... http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LRG/26/2631/AP4MD00Z/posters/sartore-joel-silkie-bantam-chicken-at-the-sunset-zoo-kansas.jpg but I'd love to see some action with a Transylvanian naked neck : http://images.wikia.com/chickens/images/7/75/Naked_Neck_flock.jpg Think we...
by grant
Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: long long time ago
Replies: 12
Views: 5078

Re: long long time ago

Well, my whole relationship with the band has been kind of backwards, so it would only be suitable that catching part of a live show would be the last thing I did.
by grant
Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: NY resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 9046

Re: NY resolutions

God, the poor bird.

Should we have a sub-pool about what breed it'll be?
by grant
Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: unique Commander cover
Replies: 3
Views: 2344

Re: unique Commander cover

Slightly freaking out.

I just spent the evening last night and the morning listening to satellite telemetry for a thing.

And now, the children. The children.
by grant
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Shhhhhh.
Replies: 10
Views: 3155

Re: Shhhhhh.

Aggression is the owl who stares into your throat!
by grant
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:01 am
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Huffington Post's twitter selection
Replies: 1
Views: 2040

Re: Huffington Post's twitter selection

Mike Doughty's "Sweet Love Hot Coffee" tumblr feed is occasionally surprisingly moving.

I suppose the fact that I rate that higher than "good for a laugh" nowadays shows I'm getting old.
by grant
Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:53 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: long long time ago
Replies: 12
Views: 5078

Re: long long time ago

Never.

Never never never. Not once.

I was in the same state as Mr. Roderick once, but he swooped by me while I was at work and fled to distant counties.
by grant
Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Shhhhhh.
Replies: 10
Views: 3155

Re: Shhhhhh.

DADA
by grant
Fri May 20, 2011 6:38 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Shhhhhh.
Replies: 10
Views: 3155

Re: Shhhhhh.

Well, you'd probably be much better rested in the morning,for one thing.

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