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My son likes superheros

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c matt

posted August 18, 2005 at 8:09 am

I wonder if his favorite X-Man is Nightcrawler.

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Tim Ferguson

posted August 18, 2005 at 8:11 am

That’s great! but as much as I admire our dear pope, he looks (in this picture) like one of those little hissing creatures from the Jurassic Park movies who flare up their collar just before they attack.

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John J. Simmins

posted August 18, 2005 at 8:28 am

Pope in the wind…
All we are is Pope in the wind…
Wasn’t that a Kansas song?

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Eric Giunta

posted August 18, 2005 at 8:40 am

I’ve always said our Holy Father reminded me of Count Dracula in white. This just confirms it!
I think it’s pretty cool . . .

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posted August 18, 2005 at 8:51 am

like one of those little hissing creatures from the Jurassic Park movies
Wow… it’s uncanny.
Although I recall from my days as a junior-high dinosaur geek that real dilophosaurus were some 20 feet long. Why Spielberg decided to reduce them to shrimpy lizards that Wayne Knight could probably have clobbered and eaten for lunch is beyond me. But then again, I don’t credit Spielberg for being the most rational of men. And he makes lousy movies, too.

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posted August 18, 2005 at 8:55 am

Doesn’t he know? NO CAPES!

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posted August 18, 2005 at 8:57 am

JERRY: Hey, isn’t that George’s father?
ELAINE: Oh, yeah, it is! Shall we say hello?
JERRY: I’ve never seen him in Manhattan before; it’s weird. So out of context.
ELAINE: That man he’s with: is he wearing a cape?
JERRY: I believe he is wearing a cape.
ELAINE: Why is Mr. Costanza with a man in a cape?
JERRY: Well, it is good cape weather. Cool. Breezy.
ELAINE: Yeah, why a cape? Who wears a cape? Where do you even get a cape?
JERRY: You’re right; it is strange. In fact, let’s cross to the other side of the street. Cover me.

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posted August 18, 2005 at 9:21 am

Streaming video coming from German “WJT” site. Here’s link to English Web TV version:
I just have it up while I do other work today.
Music and dance from an Irish group right now!

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David Kubiak

posted August 18, 2005 at 9:50 am

I’m still waiting for the red tabarro.

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posted August 18, 2005 at 9:57 am

EWTN is now streaming the Pope arriving LIVE! He’s getting on the boat.
Go here:
and then click on “Live EWTN TV – English” depending on your speed ability…
(Why so hard to find this! Should be a direct link on EWTN’s home page. Took me about 5 clicks to find this and only because I was in yesterday searching around…)
Germans have gone back to German – no English commentary…

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posted August 18, 2005 at 10:02 am

Mr. Kubiak,
your wait is over!

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posted August 18, 2005 at 10:45 am

He looks like a talking flower in a Disney cartoon. In the best sense, of course. A friendly, benevolent flower.

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posted August 18, 2005 at 12:31 pm

He he he. This must be the third or forth picture I’ve seen of Papa in an encounter with the wind. I wonder if it’s a sign ; )

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posted August 18, 2005 at 12:41 pm

Actually, for this old prog rocker, an old costume of Peter Gabriels from Genesis sprang to mind: “A Flower?”

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posted August 18, 2005 at 1:23 pm

Ah yes. Peter Gabriels flower costume. That brings back memories.

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David Kubiak

posted August 19, 2005 at 1:23 am

You have made my day; what a great picture. Now all we need is the red felt cappello and I can sing the “Nunc dimittis.”

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