ZinesFromOuterSpace Stallman: booger-eating

Josh Juran jjuran at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 05:48:37 PDT 2012


On Mar 15, 2012, at 8:22 PM, Tony Longshanks LeTigre wrote:

> Wlad: OK now, the guy can't possibly be serious about the earwax  
> thing. That is just hilariously absurd. It has to be tongue-in- 
> cheek. I'm starting to warm up to this guy.

Or Wlad is trolling you.  How do you know he didn't fabricate the  
entire paragraph?

> Which is good b/c I have to interview him in a few days! I opted  
> for Monday March 19th (the day after his NB talk).
>
> Who wants to interview him w/ me? I'm not doing it alone! I'll  
> bomb. I'm the least knowledgeable person here on the topic. I'm  
> taking a crash course in Richard Stallman right now to prep myself,  
> but still...
>
> How 'bout you, Josh? You hold the man in high regard.

I'd be up for that, as long as everyone involved is taking it seriously.

> Here's your chance to meet your idol & help ensure a respectable  
> interview. I meant no disrespect, honest. I'm a pretty irreverent  
> person, but I do have some sincerity buried underneath all that.  
> Another thing you could do: write a short description of why you  
> revere Stallman - just a blurb is fine, 100 to 300 words.

s/idol/hero/
s/revere/respect/

My interest in Stallman is purely secular, so the religious language  
doesn't apply.

> Actually it'd be great if I could get a few of these from several  
> people. Just write me what you think of Stallman. The more  
> perspectives or opinions the better. I've already got one  
> irreverent / negative opinion, I'd like some positive ones so it  
> doesn't come across as a hatchet job.

I'll consider it.

Josh




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