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Category: Comedy:Improv

Amid the towering stacks of a mysterious Library we desperately ‘review’ books we haven’t read — with tenacity, ingenuity and love. We only judge a book by its cover!

18 · Andre Norton’s Shoshone-Suomi Showdown

May 2, 2019

Cover artPoor timing abounds, as ancient secrets are accidentally unlocked through clumsy cultural appropriation – just as mankind prepares to abandon wonder forever. 

Rival thunder-god wanna-bes Yan-a-bumfit and Perkele enter the ring: place your bets!

K recites the Rhyme of British Coinage. Khaki tells K about a Space Thing for a change.

Bookmarked passages:
Phase 1, Canadian Bear Man, six-wheeled fennecs, abridged and incomplete novels, Readers' Digest, sorting on the Z-axis, Supermarionation, multicultural wizard shaman, Twitter inconsistencies, rockets are quick, gyroc, Currywurst mit Pommes, Thunderbird VTOL aircraft, SANSA-JAXA collaboration, Kessler syndrome, "mopping with the tap running", Pocatello XVI, Snake People, Plains Sign Talk, Alejandro "Alex" Schomburg y Rosa, coin-op gods, are foreign F-bombs permitted, Isotopes of Old Money, telex-memex internet, fulgerite talisman, beating the drums, multi-tribal vocables

Selected quotes:

"Oh my god, feathers!"

"Like Godzilla tromping around New York with a few bits of human clothing saying 'Ooh look at me, I'm getting a latte macchiato!'"

"I would describe it as a Cobra Cat."

"Let's not google it."
– "Why waste an opportunity for ignorance and maybe a corrective tweet?"

"Kill your loved ones."
– "That's not how that saying goes!"

"It's not head-canon when you write it."

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