[at-l] It's all in the way you look at it...

rcli4 at comcast.net rcli4 at comcast.net
Wed Feb 2 16:42:43 CST 2011


I just watched a documentry on Netflix about 2012.  Them is some smart folks.  Most folks don't know where Mayonaise comes from.  These folks had the answer to everything.

Clyde

----- Original Message -----
From: Felix J <AThiker at smithville.net>
Cc: at-l at backcountry.net
Sent: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 22:24:31 -0000 (UTC)
Subject: Re: [at-l] It's all in the way you look at it...

On 2/2/2011 1:59 PM, Tom McGinnis wrote:
> So there I was, 10:00 into Moby Dick over there at http://www.hulu.com , when the protagonist (the erstwhile, "Ishmael" (a youngish Richard Basehart), New to New Bedford and forced to share a bed with the tall/dark/mighty Quequeg{?} -- who had just had a knife to his throat per their dark meeting -- recovers himself and mouths a happy,
>
> "Ho, well. Better a drunken cannibal than a drunk Christian..."
>
> In context, it was a very cheery acceptance of his circumstances -- very hiker, very appreciative of an upside, and since I've never seen the movie (Gregory Peck! Orson Welles!), I hope it's indicative of things to come.

I finished reading, for the first time in many, many years, 
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy last night. Lots of funny 
lines in that one...

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