[IWE] As we demonstrate our gravitas

Ashton Brown iwe@warhead.org.uk
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 14:16:07 -0800

Why.. no..
now that you mention it -
some; the im-patient or penurious: like-not
..sitting through a truss ad, in order to read Salon for free.

And.. IIRC Peter invited some /IWE~simulato/ entries?
ie. Bill the Cat sez: fttttfppppp
also: n lambda = 2 d sin theta
have a good dayum


Bill Patient wrote:

>Does anyone find irony in that this article was posted online?
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>Subject: [IWE] As we demonstrate our gravitas
>as adults.. stoically uncomplaining of the vicissitudes of rotating
>masses of sand and alloy -
>resignedly, as the den smoker sees his last bead of poppy resin roll
>from the boule and into the pissoir of an adjacent user's cot -- just as
>he realizes that Ahmed will accept no more IOUs and -- when he does
>makes it back to his cold-water flat:
>there will be that pesky wastrel with the arrogant twang! monopolizing
>the video soporific-tube once again: tryin to sell the indefensible to
>the (only recently) apoplectic ... why then, thoughts turn to
>Garrison Keillor, who has some hints about the Manly/Womanly art of
>holding, folding and brandishing a fine replacement for TFTs, CRTs and
>stories-high Time-Square Sonytrons:
>[. . .]
>>A man at a laptop is a man at a desk, a stiff, a drone. Where is the
>>nobility here? He hunches forward, his eyes glaze, and beads of saliva
>>glitter in the corners of his mouth and make their way down his chin
>>as he becomes engrossed in the video of the fisherman falling out of
>>the boat. A newspaper reader, by comparison, is a swordsman, a
>>wrangler, a private eye. Holding a newspaper frees you up to express
>>yourself, sort of like holding a sax did for Coltrane. Just observe a
>>few simple rules.