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by Alex Jay Berman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2007
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Views: 48389

Contest Entry

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071217.htm (Is it breaking the rules to post a second comment if Harlan posts an appeal for contest entries just as I'm writing my post? If so, I will absent myself from the contest.) HARLAN: I want the prints for the reason that I do NOT want them. That is to sa...
by Alex Jay Berman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48389

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071217.htm MARY: I generally despise text messages (don't tell Peg!)--but if in a movie theater, I would prefer that the kids "talk" that way, rather than bothering other patrons (if, of course, they simply MUST talk ...). STEVE: Yeah; Cassidy was brill--jazz, fo...
by Alex Jay Berman
Wed Oct 10, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48389

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071217.htm JOSH: I wish I could give your essay the fulsome praise it deserves. But I guess I've become too jaded; this is the fourth (possibly fifth, but that one's unconfirmed) of these things I've seen as a friend. Not as THE Concerned Friend, but simply A Con...
by Alex Jay Berman
Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: October 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48389

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm HARLAN: I've probably said it before, but I am a HUGE baseball fan. Out of the six thousand books in my tiny hovel, a good several hundred deal with the sport of bat, ball, and glove. But I'm a homer; much as I respect players on other teams, I can nev...
by Alex Jay Berman
Fri Sep 28, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm SHAGIN: I am glad to provide you with your entree to the wonderful world of ha-nakkake. (Boy, I hope no one here speaks Japanese!) ADAM-T: WOULD Zack be asked to wear the tallis? I don't know that a non-Jew would--after all, the blessing said upon wear...
by Alex Jay Berman
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
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Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm HARLAN, MARK: Feh. Much as I hate to put paid to the mutual momzer-measurings of your shondah-schlongs, you would both do well to recall that nothing succeeds like excess. Therefore, to avoid a constant stream of one-upsmanship, I would put forth that ...
by Alex Jay Berman
Sat Sep 22, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm JUST JOHN: No one is denying that the fight in which Justin Barker was knocked out was wrong--but no one seems to note that nothing was done about the white kid who was, two days before, waving a gun around. Mind you, one of the black kids wrestled the...
by Alex Jay Berman
Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
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Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm ALAN COIL: Regarding your adjuration to follow proper sentence construction and punctuation: Gee. Don't you know that grammar is dead? BEN: Um ... why tie Sim into it? DORMAN: Today I wore all black, as did several hundred of my coworkers, as a (largel...
by Alex Jay Berman
Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm SUSAN & HARLAN (forever ampersanded together, agog in grammatical glee): Sure, I'm late in wishing you a happy anniversary--but please accept my sincerest and fondest wishes that this, your 7,673rd day together being bound by bonds of bliss as well as ...
by Alex Jay Berman
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:18 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43597

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm TOM HENSLEY: Thanks for your appearances here; I hope they will be oft-repeated. Also, my condolences to you on your brother's passing; he certainly was one of the Good Ones. As for the label "Astroturf": The only thing I can think of is the usage I ha...
by Alex Jay Berman
Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: August 2007
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Views: 51920

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm Aw, damn. Two things I found in my net-trawls almost simultaneously have a cold schadenfreude warring with sympathy for those losing friends and sadness at the loss of a writer whose work I enjoyed. Joe Hensley was a good writer, yes; and a credit to a...
by Alex Jay Berman
Mon Aug 13, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: August 2007
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Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20071007.htm KEITH: I have my morass of books set up alphabetically by author--but broken into Nonfiction Hardback, Nonfiction Trade Paperback, and Nonfiction paperback, with Fiction similarly trifurcated. ... except that space considerations and additional bookshe...
by Alex Jay Berman
Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: July 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48161

In Defense of the Internet

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20070808.htm HARLAN: I make no excuse and offer no defense for the yipyops hitting you with their little tautologies and apagogical arguments. But there is much to be said for the Internet as a whole--yes; even including the furries, the thieves, the Nigerian e-mai...
by Alex Jay Berman
Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: July 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48161

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20070808.htm JOSH: Hell, YES, Bill Hicks! Saint Bill is much, much missed. (I speak as one who owns all his original CDs, two of the live performance CDs issued by Rhino, the compendium DVD, the posthumously-released book, and the biography {sadly, the American ver...
by Alex Jay Berman
Tue Jul 24, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: July 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 48161

Name: Alex Jay Berman Source: unca20070808.htm JOSH: If ever you happened to take in a showing of Rocky Horror at the TLA and you noticed that the girl performing the before-the-screen role of Columbia could actually tap-dance ... well, that was my sister. TONY I.: Where was Harlan when Carella, Me...

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