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Postby Roy Janik » May 26th, 2011, 12:20 pm

kbadr wrote:A spot just opened up, if anyone's interested...


And the spot goes to Gloria Bankler!
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Postby KathyRose » May 30th, 2011, 7:00 pm

Had a great time this weekend, especially the work we did today.

Wanted to share with you a thought that I had on the way home. My touchstone for the "magic / evil" story we did today was not Harry Potter (as clearly it was for everyone else); but instead, Ray Bradbury's novels "The October Country" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes". I heartily wished more of my group would have had those references to work from as well, since it would have opened their expectations up to stories far, far beyond a school for young wizards.

Nevertheless...

Please consider doing a Dark Carnival series at the Hideout based on the fantasy & horror works of Mr. Bradbury. I'd be totally in!

I should also mention that some of the stories he wrote were very funny, in a dark sort of way. One in particular I recall, from "Dandelion Wine" (which is related to "Something Wicked..." through its protagonist and setting) is about a overly high-strung woman in a small town, who believes that her garden club rival is using "dark magic" to sabotage her chances in the upcoming election of officers.

Thank you for a productive weekend!
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Postby Rev. Jordan T. Maxwell » May 31st, 2011, 9:22 am

KathyRose wrote:Please consider doing a Dark Carnival series at the Hideout based on the fantasy & horror works of Mr. Bradbury. I'd be totally in!


yes.

Yes!

YES!!!

ahem...i'll go now.
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Postby Brad Hawkins » May 31st, 2011, 10:01 am

KathyRose wrote:Please consider doing a Dark Carnival series at the Hideout based on the fantasy & horror works of Mr. Bradbury. I'd be totally in!

Yes, do this! No, don't call it Dark Carnival. You'll attract juggalos. Improv is hard enough without beer bottles being whipped at your head.
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Postby Roy Janik » May 31st, 2011, 10:50 am

had a wonderful time this weekend, and I wanna do it again, soon.
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Postby KathyRose » May 31st, 2011, 11:02 am

Brad Hawkins wrote:
KathyRose wrote:Please consider doing a Dark Carnival series at the Hideout based on the fantasy & horror works of Mr. Bradbury. I'd be totally in!

Yes, do this! No, don't call it Dark Carnival. You'll attract juggalos. Improv is hard enough without beer bottles being whipped at your head.

I was unaware of this. Just proves that it's wise to Google any potential show name!

Hope to play with you all again, soon.
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Postby Terry » May 31st, 2011, 11:18 am

Roy Janik wrote:had a wonderful time this weekend, and I wanna do it again, soon.


ME, TOO.

Like ... right now.

I mean, sure I have this job that I'm required to attend if I'd like to eat and not sleep in the street, BUT I WANT TO PLAY ALL DAY INSTEAD.

Srsly though, I'm excited for P'graph to do it again soon. I'll be there for sure.
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Postby hujhax » May 31st, 2011, 12:40 pm

Brad Hawkins wrote:
KathyRose wrote:Please consider doing a Dark Carnival series at the Hideout based on the fantasy & horror works of Mr. Bradbury. I'd be totally in!

Yes, do this! No, don't call it Dark Carnival. You'll attract juggalos. Improv is hard enough without beer bottles being whipped at your head.


Juggalo juggalo juggalo

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Postby Roy Janik » May 31st, 2011, 12:56 pm

Juggalos seem like pretty hardcore, loyal fans. I wouldn't mind a few around.
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Postby Brad Hawkins » May 31st, 2011, 1:02 pm

hujhax wrote:Juggalo juggalo juggalo

Juggalo juggalo Juggalo juggalo juggalo juggalo Juggalo juggalo.

/fucking grammar, how does it work?

Roy Janik wrote:Juggalos seem like pretty hardcore, loyal fans. I wouldn't mind a few around.

Well, ICProv could be a promising revenue stream. You'd just need to have a little more cushion time between shows for cleanup.
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Postby vine311 » May 31st, 2011, 1:37 pm

Image

I'm ready for the Dark Carnival!!!
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Postby KathyRose » May 31st, 2011, 2:29 pm

vine311 wrote:[horrific image]

I'm ready for the Dark Carnival!!!

uh... that's the Stephen King version. Bradbury is a bit more subtle.
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Postby vine311 » June 2nd, 2011, 12:23 am

KathyRose wrote:uh... that's the Stephen King version. Bradbury is a bit more subtle.


Nope, that's the Insane Clown Posse version. It's waaaaaaaay worse.
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Postby Brad Hawkins » June 2nd, 2011, 7:42 am

I'm sorry for taking this thread down the Insane Clown Posse road...

/fucking threadjacks, how do they work?
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Postby mpbrockman » June 2nd, 2011, 8:41 am

Kathy, if it makes you feel any better I'm right there with ya.

"Cooger & Dark's Traveling Show"?

How about something based on the Elliot Family?

"The October Country"?
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