Kwizatz Haderach?

This week on GLoP, the guys deconstruct Dune, discuss the merits of keeping a diary, offer some opinions on Succession, and remember show runner extraordinaire  Steven J. Cannell.

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  1. kedavis Coolidge
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    See, it’s a lot easier to get two shows in a month if you don’t wait until 3 weeks in to do the first one!

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  2. kedavis Coolidge
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    Geeze guys, I don’t actually have a particle of interest in Dune, but there’s no n in Kwisatz!  (And there’s also just one z.)

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  3. J Ro Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Geeze guys, I don’t actually have a particle of interest in Dune, but there’s no n in Kwisatz! (And there’s also just one z.)

    Also, the main characters do not look like the GLoP guys! Jeez!

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  4. kedavis Coolidge
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    J Ro (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Geeze guys, I don’t actually have a particle of interest in Dune, but there’s no n in Kwisatz! (And there’s also just one z.)

    Also, the main characters do not look like the GLoP guys! Jeez!

    Okay, but did you listen?  Every time any of them said it, they said it as Kwiznatz.  Or even Kwiznatch.

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  5. jorge espinha Lincoln
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    J Ro (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Geeze guys, I don’t actually have a particle of interest in Dune, but there’s no n in Kwisatz! (And there’s also just one z.)

    Also, the main characters do not look like the GLoP guys! Jeez!

    Okay, but did you listen? Every time any of them said it, they said it as Kwiznatz. Or even Kwiznatch.

    Well, as we, the few that read the books know, Paul wasn’t the Messiah. So it doesn’t matter how you spell it. 

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  6. jorge espinha Lincoln
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    Rob Long has a tailor! He’s really waspy! 

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  7. Taras Coolidge
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    jorge espinha (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    J Ro (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Geeze guys, I don’t actually have a particle of interest in Dune, but there’s no n in Kwisatz! (And there’s also just one z.)

    Also, the main characters do not look like the GLoP guys! Jeez!

    Okay, but did you listen? Every time any of them said it, they said it as Kwiznatz. Or even Kwiznatch.

    Well, as we, the few that read the books know, Paul wasn’t the Messiah. So it doesn’t matter how you spell it.

    The term seems to derive from the Hebrew, “Kefitzat Haderech”, the Shortening of the Way, which is a kind of teleportation or space warping found in the Talmud.  Herbert may have encountered the term in the short stories of the famous Israeli writer, S.Y. Agnon, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966.

    Incidentally, I can’t imagine the Nobel committee giving such a prize to an Israeli writer today, unless he is anti-Israel!

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  8. kedavis Coolidge
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    Another one-episode month has passed.

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  9. Blue Yeti Admin
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Another one-episode month has passed.

    Next week — Thursday to be exact. Lotta traveling this month. 

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  10. jorge espinha Lincoln
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    Blue Yeti (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Another one-episode month has passed.

    Next week — Thursday to be exact. Lotta traveling this month.

    Let’s hope so…..

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  11. kedavis Coolidge
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    What happened to yesterday’s GLoP?

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  12. Blue Yeti Admin
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    What happened to yesterday’s GLoP?

    Had to push it to this weekend, again because of scheduling issues. I meant to post something here about it, but got busy with other stuff. We will be recording this on Sunday — that I can guarantee. If there are topics you’d like to hear them discuss, post them here and I’ll make sure they at least consider it. 

    Apologies for the delay, there has been a lot of travel and other issues with the guys recently. Hopefully, we will get back on a more regular scheduled in ’22.

     

     

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