- LOL. I m really enjoying this conversation. I ll be sure to proof my grammar next time I post a message. ;)Message 1 of 33 , Feb 2, 2007View SourceLOL. I'm really enjoying this conversation. I'll be sure to proof my
grammar next time I post a message. ;)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael W. Dean" <kittyfeet70@...>
> Well, ironically (or more accurately, interestingly), the name of that
> podcast probably IS ironic....the name implies something that sucks,
> and the podcast probably doesn't suck....so that is irony, and surly
> intentional. (These zany kids today.....)
> But in the context that Charles used, it was not ironic that there is
> a podcast with that name. It was merely interesting.
> People often say "ironic" when they mean "interesting."
> Ironic: "Someone stole our burglar alarm." "The school drug consoler
> was arrested for smoking peyote."
> Interesting: "Alanis Morissette sells a lot of records."
> The best presentation ever of a definition of irony is in the movie
> "Reality Bites." One character gets turned down for a writing job when
> the interviewer asks her to define "irony." She says "I can't define
> it, but I know it when I see it."
> Later she relates this to her much smarter (but unemployed) boyfriend.
> She says to him, "No one can define 'irony', can you?" and he says
> "Irony is when the actual meaning is the opposite of the implied
> meaning." (Which is dead on what irony is.)
> He then goes back to reading Camus on her couch.
- ... Well, I m up and running on Libsyn now, but I ll take a look out of curiosity, and for a time when I may not be able to afford Libsyn anymore. I might evenMessage 33 of 33 , Feb 13, 2007View SourceIt was 13 Feb 2007, when Bob Zwick commented:
> Hi David,Well, I'm up and running on Libsyn now, but I'll take a look out of
> There are tons of choices out there. I thought I'd mention the free
> hosting service I set up for a bunch of my disabled friends. No cost
> at all. Just use the software I wrote and send your podcasts to my
> I have to admit it's not the prettiest eye candy but it works and
> gives you an RSS feedand publicity help.
curiosity, and for a time when I may not be able to afford Libsyn anymore.
I might even qualify as disabled, depending on who you ask.
Grizzly <grizzly at atbbs.dyndns.org>
It's storytelling, or so they tell me.