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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Contest Update!!! You can still win tickets!!!

My my my! What a response!!!

Just when I figure that nobody actually reads my brilliance, the emails come pouring in. It seems all you have to do is offer a prize and the peckers and crackers come crawling out of the crax in the floorboards...

You should be ashamed of your avaricious selves.
But on the other is a great idea to give away a pair of tickets to the upcoming Gourmet Food and Wine Expo by forcing people to actually evaluate what's important to them. prime the pump I've added the Deaconess' list to this blog. She's not eligible to win, but we've been given tickets already because we're in the sacred circle of wine.
For those of you who are unaware of the Deaconess' genius, here's her ideal dinner guest list:
Leo Tolstoy
John Lennon
Seth MacFarlane
Francis Schaeffer
Ambrose Bierce
Coco Chanel
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Dorothy Parker
Henry David Thoreau
Margaret Atwood
So let's hear from the rest of you. Send me the 10 people you'd most like to invite for a fancy dinner replete with the lost art of conversation, great food and great wine. I'll be judging the results when the flood turns to a trickle.
You heard me.

Deacon Dr. Fresh
Sparking new neural connexions and upping the IQ of the planet...

Monday, October 08, 2007

Win Tickets to the 2007 Gourmet Food and Wine Expo!

Hello Children of the Grape and adherents of the cathode-ray tube religion...

Welcome to yet another brilliant blog experience, designed to educate and stimulate your overly medicated brains...(temporarily) breaking the consensus trance you live in...your face pressed to the television screen...obediently asking your doctor for the medications you just saw advertised on longer helplessly hoping...for something real and with authentic content...and as you sleep...your life passes quickly and without meaning...and the deathbed beckons you television...have children...go into yourself into the ground...and you play your role...and do exactly what you're told...because the dollar's strong...and the rules are different now...and it's time for a flu shot...and your brain is atrophying...
But you don't care...because you have a 54 inch screen...and a new credit card...and CSI is on tonight...and all is well with the illusory world...and it's so much better to sleep than it not?..................Wake up...
...on a lighter note, your humble Deacon has an online contest for y'all! As you can see from the title of this issue, the 2007 Gourmet Food and Wine Expo is nearly here again! This is certainly cause to rejoice! If you've never attended this prestigious 4 day event, I urge you to click on the link and find out all about it. And better than that, you can win a pair of tickets to this fun-fest by dropping me an email. Here's the contest rules:
Send me your ideal list of 10 guests for the fantasy dinner party of your dreams. I want to know who you'd throw together around a gourmet meal for an intriguing evening of the lost art of conversation. (That's when people turn off the idiot box and actually talk to each other about politics, religion, culture, literature, art, history, philosophy, etc.) Here's my list in no particular order, to get you started:
Samuel Johnson
Garry Kasparov
Glenn Gould
Nikola Tesla
Martin Luther King
Peter Cooke
Allen Ginsberg
Marilyn Vos Savant
Virginia Woolf
Leonard Cohen
Let me know who you'd invite. Note that Bono on a list will lead to an immediate disqualification. I'll let you know who the winners are...
Deacon Dr. Fresh
Helping you remember what your brain's for...

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