impoverished intervallic palette (castle) Sat 9 Jan 99 15:23
The way I heard it was that Gardner Dozois is alleged to have said, upon viewing Martha dangling from the end of the bungee cord, "My god! I see what they are using for bait! But what do you supposed they are fishing for?"
David Gans (tnf) Sat 9 Jan 99 16:02
excessively heterosexual (saiyuk) Sat 9 Jan 99 18:09
this ;might be the right moment to ask how to pronounce Gardner Dozois's's's name. And don't tell me "Gardner", you wiseasses.
Michael R. Walsh (mrw) Sat 9 Jan 99 18:15
Martha Soukup (soukup) Sat 9 Jan 99 21:50
You know, that's not even the Gardner line I ever heard before.
impoverished intervallic palette (castle) Sat 9 Jan 99 23:56
What did you hear? I'd love to know!
Michael R. Walsh (mrw) Sat 9 Jan 99 23:57
Well, she was in the air at the time. I can't expect her to have heard much.
Martha Soukup (soukup) Sun 10 Jan 99 10:43
Well, I didn't hear anything directly, only in the line of people talking afterward, of course. Gardner's the kind of guy who has twelve lines for any occasion; he was supposed to have yelled "Don't do it, Martha, I'll buy the story!" before I plummeted.
impoverished intervallic palette (castle) Mon 11 Jan 99 13:14
Martha Soukup (soukup) Mon 11 Jan 99 14:02
'Course, I didn't have a story on his desk and when I next sent one he bounced it. Boingdy boingdy it's the story currently in _Starlight 2_.
Erik Van Thienen (levant) Tue 12 Jan 99 08:17
Regardez, une Soukup volante!
Angus MacDonald (angus) Tue 12 Jan 99 15:38
She's on fire?
Erik Van Thienen (levant) Thu 14 Jan 99 10:40
And crashing in Rosswell ...
With catlike tread (sumac) Tue 19 Jan 99 12:37
I like "boingdy boingdy" as a song of triumph, and would preface all my most cutting remarks that way if I had ever bungee-jumped. Boingdy boingdy, pearls before swine. Boingdy boingdy, you're no John F. Kennedy. Boingdy boingdy, takes one to know one. What do you mean "we," white man? Boingdy boingdy.
Martha Soukup (soukup) Tue 19 Jan 99 12:53
Boingdy boingdy you betcha.
Ron Hogan (grifter) Tue 19 Jan 99 13:15
Best done, I believe, in the voice of Wakko Warner.
dragging in Hyperborea (dbdoty) Tue 19 Jan 99 19:06
Ron Hogan (grifter) Tue 19 Jan 99 19:14
He's a character on Animaniacs. Sounds like George Harrison ca. "Help!"
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