[ExI] sturgis - washington post

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 13:38:34 UTC 2020

 Spike wrote:
"I might move to Britain someday, or failing that vacation there for a few
weeks or months.  Perhaps it would be like coming home after 300 years away.

I have never been to England, but in my late twenties a friend who spent a
month there said, "it was a country of people just like me!" Lol I need to
visit Europe one day to see "my people."  :  )

On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 8:54 AM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: spike at rainier66.com <spike at rainier66.com>
> >...Comedy has never gotten better than Jeeves and Wooster.  ...spike
> Dan we had a local ExI gathering a few years ago when Damien Broderick
> came to town.  You have never seen a table of geeks laugh harder than when
> Damien was trying to do an American accent.
> Hugh Laurie (who played Wooster) later did a terrific medical detective
> series called House.  He played an American doctor.  For the role he had to
> put on an American accent.  He is a very talented guy and could do it
> almost without being detectable.
> I saw an interview where he and Steven Fry arranged to meet for dinner.
> Laurie had just come from shooting a House episode.  He forgot to turn off
> the American accent.  Fry doesn't think highly of yanks.  He scolded his
> old friend: Come on Hugh, snap out of it man, etc.
> Check this:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k-T8S0lEwQ
> spike
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