Re: [mythsoc] MythCon in Gaiman's blog
- From: "Matthew Winslow" <mwinslow-sf@...>
> From the blog of Neil Gaiman, GoH of the recently ended MythCon:the
> I read some excellent papers (my favourite was David Bratman's essay on
> Sandman story "A Game of You", mostly because he said a number of things Ithe
> thought about that problematic story), met some lovely people, and was, at
> banquet, confronted by Food Sculptures: a Mythcon tradition which willhaunt
> me till I die, or possibly beyond...Hee-hee-hee-hee-hee. See what you missed? The committee did forget to
allow time at the banquet for the procession of the food sculptures, the
number of which grows every year. As a result, I doubt that anyone but
Gaiman saw them all.
Our table produced "American Globs" (two round fancy pats of butter with a
little American flag that Bernadette Bosky created out of the inside of a
sugar packet, using lipstick for the red stripes and blue ink for the star
part -- this one got a big groan from Gaiman) and "Fiddler's Green in the
Creaming" (many pieces of the rosemary garnish stuck in a slab of
eggplant -- almost every year, they feed the vegetarians eggplant and I
don't like eggplant -- with some mushroom and then cream poured around it)
for Neil Gaiman. Bernadette Bosky produced a similar creation for the
scholar guest of honor, Chuck Huttar (there were two pieces of eggplant),
only hers was an island on Perelandra and she included a little figure of
Ransom made of cauliflower and instead of cream, she used water to make it
- Berni Phillips [bernip@...] wrote:
> Hee-hee-hee-hee-hee. See what you missed?Oh, sure, rub it in. <g> Well, hopefully in 2006.
Matthew Winslow mwinslow@... http://x-real.firinn.org/
"I sometimes think that writing is like driving sheep down a road. If there
is any gate open to the left or to the right the readers will most
certainly go down it."
Currently reading: Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson
- Matt -
If you miss 2006, there is no hope...
PS For those of you who don't know, Seattle is where Mythcon 2006 (36 or
37?) will be held and Matt lives in Seattle. In fact, he will probably
be on the committed.
Matthew Winslow wrote:
>Berni Phillips [bernip@...] wrote:
>>Hee-hee-hee-hee-hee. See what you missed?
>Oh, sure, rub it in. <g> Well, hopefully in 2006.
> PS For those of you who don't know, Seattle is where Mythcon 2006 (36 orMatt? Committed? ... But, no, one chooses rather to bite her tongue in an
> 37?) will be held and Matt lives in Seattle. In fact, he will probably
> be on the committed.
effort to keep it out of her cheek.