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Friday, 05 October 2007


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Cap'n Morgan

Obi-Wan: But you cannot control it. This is a dangerous time for you, when you will be tempted by the Dark Side of the Force.

Or Perhaps

Obi-Wan: Your father... was seduced by the Dark Side of the Force. He ceased to be Anakin Skywalker and BECAME Darth Vader. When that happened, the good man who was your father was destroyed.


But we were glad to have you at the luncheon.


Suck up all you want, I'm still snubbing you tomorrow.

Like I'd go to your presentation.

As if.

Adam Roberts

You shag the what?

And you call this filth, base-ball ...?

Rich Puchalsky

Sadly, Adam, the lack of acceptance of homosexuality in American culture means that the whole group sex thing has to be thinly disguised as a sport. But really, anything that explicitly calls for ass-slapping isn't too far in the closet.

And the "final out" is the low man on the totem pole, so to speak.

Aimee W.

Scott - it was nice to meet you, too. I'm fascinated by The Valve and will continue to read it and your blog (I'd direct you to mine, but alas, I don't have one!). Comments on your talk forthcoming - I'm sorry to have missed it!


First, I must apologize to everyone for writing what is, quite possibly, the Single Gayest Sentence in the History of the English Language (Unintentional Division). I mean, seriously, if that ain't proof of homosociality, I don't know what it is.

Second, to the two brilliant graduate students from the conference who've commented: Welcome! The conference was truly exceptional, in large part because of folks like you. I'm looking forward to continuing the conversation.

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