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Roland Deschain wrote:black bart wrote:I'm loving the Salman Rushdie book...it's a cross between The Arabian Nights and The Mighty Boosh.
You should read his The Satanic Verses. It's wonderfully sacriliceous.
black bart wrote:Also it reminds me of a group of girls we used to call The Satanic Nurses.
gronank wrote:Waterloo, about to get very gory. I get to follow all the diffrent commanders and their units as they walk around belgum on a map.
gronank wrote:gronank wrote:Waterloo, about to get very gory. I get to follow all the diffrent commanders and their units as they walk around belgum on a map.
I finished the book after a long hold. I blame the french loss on Soult and his inability to write orders and general incompetence at being chief of staff, Napoleon for giving bad orders to Grouchy after the battle of Ligny and giving troops to Ney he wasn't allowed to use and finally Ney for only being able to be either super passive or suiciding with cavalry.
black bart wrote:Aren't you giving Wellington, The Scotts Greys, The Kings German Legion and The Prussians led by the 70 year old Prince Blucher any credit?
Roland Deschain wrote:^ The Man Who Would Be King is great. You'll like it. I'm currently reading Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes. If anyone else here has read it, do you get the impression that Don Quixote was the very first LARPer? He's absolutely nuts, and really like the character.
Live Action Role Playerblack bart wrote:What's a LARPer?
We drove around La Mancha earlier this year, talked a lot about Don Quixote and the abortive Terry Gilliam movie of it (there is a documentary called Lost In La Mancha about it). The landscape is just amazing, but it is seriously hot, so you can imagine why Don Quixote went a bit and and saw dragons instead of windmills. Quixote did not have A/C on his donkey to help keep him sane...black bart wrote:I have read Don Quixote and I thought it was amazing...I also did an illustration of Don Quixote when I was young and I based him on Buster Keaton for some reason.
pieces o'nine wrote:Bart! You know better than to encourage anyone here to covet his neighbor's ass.
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