Drabblecast 139 - Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs

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Drabblecast 139 - Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs

Post by Kevin Anderson » Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:44 pm

Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs
by Leonard Richardson

"I want to buy a gun," said the Thymomenoraptor. He moved his foreclaw along the glass case of pistols, counting them off: one, two, three, four. "That one." He tapped the case; the glass squeaked.

"Why would a dinosaur need a gun?" asked the shop owner.

"Self-defense...."


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Re: Drabblecast 139- Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs

Post by Kevin Anderson » Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:48 pm

Wow, the episode artwork being produced the past few months has been outstanding. I really would like to see these images made available on a T-Shirt, oversized java mug, and or thong.
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Post by Phenopath » Wed Nov 25, 2009 8:41 pm

Kevin, were you on hiatus last week (they are very popular round here ;)?
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Post by Kevin Anderson » Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:40 pm

No hiatus, just incredibly distracted.

Way to go Liz. You’re a Twit-Fic goddess.

Wildly funny story. Creative, intelligent, clever, and well produced. Goodspeed, Rish, Big, well done. Big’s brood, very well done. Norm, you were okay too.

…and now after checking out the pics of Cala Sith, I want to go to Scotland. Hey, DC get together in the highlands. Isn’t that Jedi Church in the UK somewhere? Coincidence? I think not.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:03 am

Kevin Anderson wrote:No hiatus, just incredibly distracted.

Way to go Liz. You’re a Twit-Fic goddess.

Wildly funny story. Creative, intelligent, clever, and well produced. Goodspeed, Rish, Big, well done. Big’s brood, very well done. Norm, you were okay too.

…and now after checking out the pics of Cala Sith, I want to go to Scotland. Hey, DC get together in the highlands. Isn’t that Jedi Church in the UK somewhere? Coincidence? I think not.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:05 am

Phenopath wrote:Kevin, were you on hiatus last week (they are very popular round here ;)?
I resemble that remark... :P
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Post by eric_marsh » Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:23 am

I liked this one. It bounces off the wall, hits another wall and then bounces off that one too.
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Post by StalinSays » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:19 am

Early pick for story of the year. We must now praise awesome podcasts.
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Post by F5iver » Thu Nov 26, 2009 5:36 am

I just love dinosaurs sooo much.
I love drawing them, writing about them, sculpting them, hearing stories about them...

And Tomorrow, on Thanksgiving, I like eating them.

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Post by alhilton » Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:50 am

Wow, that was so much fun! I liked the fact that it was funny on multiple levels. I laughed at the absurdity of the idea (as per usual Drabblecast), but I also laughed at some of the dialogue and situational humor - stuff that takes a little more work than an absurd idea. High fives to Big, Rish, and Brood. You guys rocked.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:32 am

Yeah, when comedy central finally discovers you guys, don't forget us little peoples...
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:39 am

StalinSays wrote:Early pick for story of the year. We must now praise awesome podcasts.
Speaking of which, I still wanna know what happens with the Awesomeman saga. Damn Kevin Colligan and his warped priorities. Putting workd and food before giving us the ending to the story...
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Post by internalogic » Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:07 pm

That was extremely funny and extremely well-done.

Another great episode. With two of my favorite podcasts combined. Thanks!
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Post by Phenopath » Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:23 pm

Awesome. Nuff said.
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Post by StalinSays » Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:54 pm

ROU Killing Time wrote:Speaking of which, I still wanna know what happens with the Awesomeman saga.
Technically speaking, we do know Who Killed Awesome Man: it was Kip. So story is over, right? Kidding. I could do with some resolution, but it's their blood/sweat, not mine, so here's waiting.
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Post by normsherman » Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:51 pm

I had a little sweat invested in Awesomeman too. Hmph. Was good story, also wish they'd pick it back up.
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Post by alhilton » Thu Nov 26, 2009 10:36 pm

Oh, also _loved_ Liz's twit fic! :D
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Fri Nov 27, 2009 6:10 pm

normsherman wrote:I had a little sweat invested in Awesomeman too. Hmph. Was good story, also wish they'd pick it back up.
A little?

Still it is my understanding that Kevin is getting his ass handed to him daily on a new job, and I can't fault a guy for wanting to eat. (Also, it'd be kinda hypocritical, considering the sporadic on-again off-again nature of my own small endeavours...)

Would that I had a "be-funny-now" switch I could flip on a weekly basis and churn out top-line material week after week. I hate you Norm... No wait, that's not right, I'm jealous of you Norm, no, no, that's not right either... I love ya Norm, and all ya do week after week... Ya, that's what I was after.

Still, I must say, when you guys that are big into genre podcasting get together and engage in cross-creativity, as you did in this weeks DC, the results are wonderful indeed.
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Post by Mr. Tweedy » Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:24 am

I expect to be and remain in the (extreme) minority, but I didn't really like this one. It had all sorts of interesting and funny stuff in it, but none of the stuff fit together in any logical way. It wasn't a story. It was a bunch of stuff that happened. The dinosaur wants a gun, then we find out the dinosaurs are motocross stars, then there's the fiasco with the monster monster truck, then they get kidnapped, etc. Each bit stands completely on its own and none of the bits logically depend on what came before or lead logically into what comes after. (I think that criticism is illustrated by the story's title.)

So, while it definitely pulled out some chuckles, I couldn't really get into it, because I didn't really feel like there was anything into which to get.

The production, as has been noted, was good even by Drabblecast standards.
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Post by tbaker2500 » Sat Nov 28, 2009 5:04 am

WOW.
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