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Re: Media & 'Truth'

From: Paul Kimball <Kimballwood.nul>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 13:50:46 EST
Archived: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 08:10:11 -0500
Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth'

>From: Dave Morton <Marspyrs.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:54:04 EST
>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth'

>>From: Paul Kimball <Kimballwood.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 19:14:13 EST
>>Fwd Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 06:41:04 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth' - Kimball

>>>From: Dave Morton <Marspyrs.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 15:17:14 EST
>>>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth'

>>>>From: Paul Kimball <Kimballwood.nul
>>>>Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 22:08:18 EST
>>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth' - Kimball

>>>>Entertainment is about conflict, and all television and
>>>>film is entertainment, even as it informs -
>>>>even documentaries, and even news (especially news!).

>>>There you have one tiny part of the problem, folks:
>>>"Entertainment is about conflict". (There's a bigger problem
>>>than "conflict" and "entertainment", but I'll focus on this
>>>small point).

>>>I won't be satisfied until we have "Entertainment Funerals"
>>>filled with humor, truth and lies (conflict) for deceased
>>>news and documentary producers. When they die, the
>>>aggrieved will be on hand to deliver eloquent anti-eulogies
>>>at their funerals, for entertainment and conflict purposes
>>>of the aggrieved, and to offer a more balanced perspective
>>>of the deceased. The funeral would be carried on
>>>television, of course. The word "NOVA" comes
>>>to mind...

>>>I'd be happy to put my ass in a seat for that production -
>>>even if I have to bring my own popcorn!

>>I, like Cromwell, would prefer to be remembered, warts and

>>The humour can come from old friends ('remember crazy Paul
>>and that Internet dust-up he had with the UFO guys back in

>>What a naive schmuck), the truth can come from the wife ('If
>>only he really had exploited more people, we could have
>>gotten that Hyundai instead of the Kia'), and the lies can
>>come from Majestic 12 ('of course he was working for us,
>>part of the Top Secret Restricted NOVA project').

>>If you're coming, remember that it's BYOB (no popcorn at my
>>funeral!!), and don't forget your camera.

>>Paul "Many Miles to Go Before I Sleep" Kimball

>My apologies, Paul.

>I meant to say "some producers", but the word "some"
>inadvertantly got dropped due to my carelessness.

>Sorry for the unintentionally broad smear which I retract.

Apology accepted.

>As to the NOVA producers who lied to Budd Hopkins (and John
>Velez) and sliced and diced their passionate and heartfelt
>efforts, I would not only bring my own popcorn to their
>"Entertainment Funerals", I'd pass out party favors for free
>(noisemakers, confetti, etc). It should be a grand time.

Save a seat for me, and most of my colleagues. No-one hates the
bad producers more than the ones just trying to make a living
while producing good films.

Paul Kimball

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