[Sca-cooks] The 50th annual SCA-Cooks Thanksgiving list!
Diane & Micheal Reid
dmreid at hfx.eastlink.ca
Wed Nov 22 20:34:28 PST 2006
Both of which are very funny movoes.
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From: "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius" <adamantius1 at verizon.net>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
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Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] The 50th annual SCA-Cooks Thanksgiving list!
> On Nov 22, 2006, at 10:45 PM, Sue Clemenger wrote:
>> "Shaun of the Dead???" "Bubba-Hotep" sounds weird but funny...what
>> is it?
>> --Maire, who plans on watching costume flicks all weekend, since Crazy
>> Mike's didn't have a copy of Firefly.....
> "Shaun of the Dead" is a rather gruesome comedy made by the people
> responsible for the UK version of the TV series, "The Office". It's
> set in the exact same story arc/timeline as the later remade/retooled
> George Romero zombie movies, such as "Dawn of the Dead" and "Land Of
> the Dead", except this is a comedy. The strongly implied question
> seems to be, when a middle-class community on the outskirts of a
> large English city is overrun by shambling, groaning, flesh-eating
> zombies, would most people notice the difference?
> "Bubba Ho-Tep" is another rather bizarre horror-comedy, this one
> based on a novella by Joe R. Lansdale, a fave of mine. It concerns a
> revenant Egyptian mummy, surviving parasitically on the life force of
> the elderly residents of an East Texas nursing-home, whose deaths are
> assumed to be from natural causes. Only Elvis and John F. Kennedy (or
> two inmates who may have identity issues - in the novella this aspect
> is made more clear) can stop it! Bravura performances by Bruce
> Campbell as Elvis and Ossie Davis as JFK!
> "S'ils n'ont pas de pain, vous fait-on dire, qu'ils mangent de la
> brioche!" / "If there's no bread to be had, one has to say, let them
> eat cake!"
> -- attributed to an unnamed noblewoman by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
> "Confessions", 1782
> "Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy -- or go on Prozac?"
> -- Susan Sheybani, assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry
> Holt, 07/29/04
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