Ugly Dougly wrote:Barbarism is the natural state of mankind. Civilization is unnatural. It is the whim of circumstance. And barbarism must always ultimately triumph.
ygmir wrote:I'm there...........Barbarians for Barbarella..............or, in, as the case may be.........
BAS wrote:Who was that in the video-- I actually kind of like it. (I've got a soft spot for bagpipes, probably in my head! )
Ugly Dougly wrote:BAS, that's taken directly from one of the Conan stories by REH. I'll cook you a bison steak on the playa if you can tell me which yarn.
Ugly Dougly wrote:BAS wrote:Who was that in the video-- I actually kind of like it. (I've got a soft spot for bagpipes, probably in my head! )
That was Corvus Corax. If you got any heathen noisemakers, bring them along. Don't feel that you need to play them well. Who really does anyway?
BAS wrote:Ugly Dougly wrote:BAS, that's taken directly from one of the Conan stories by REH. I'll cook you a bison steak on the playa if you can tell me which yarn.
Well, I got to admit I recognized it from reading Robert E. Howard's biography ("Dark Valley Destiny" I believe it was called.) Somehow I have missed reading his stories-- some day I should rectify that deficiency. (I think that during my prime fantasy reading time they were out of print.)
The biography was really interesting-- apparently he wrote a lot of books during his short life. Also, he and H.P. Lovecraft had quite a debate about fascism in their correspondence-- Lovecraft for and Howard against. It still seems rather weird to me that the creator of Conan committed suicide because he couldn't face life without his mother-- then again, it has been speculated that Conan was more based on his father then REH.
I'm still curious about who that band in the video was.
goathead wrote:ygmir wrote:I've been referred to as a "Pagan noisemaker" when singing, does that count? or yodeling?
Only when it's done in the valley.
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