Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby GamePlayer » 09 Aug 2009 18:44

That follows. After all, it would make sense that if his writing is regurgitated shit, so would be his interviews :)
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby TheDukester » 10 Aug 2009 09:49

More softball questions:

http://scifichick.com/2009/08/08/kevin- ... interview/

And, believe it or not, the answers are even more smug and self-satisfied than usual.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Tleszer » 10 Aug 2009 10:18

I feel like I've read that interview before... I swear I've seen that first comment before as well...

And you're right, Duke. It's a terrible interview. Cookie-cutter with no new questions being asked.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Serkanner » 10 Aug 2009 10:35

Jeez! I am not sure what is worse anymore: reading the Hack's books or his interviews.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Ampoliros » 10 Aug 2009 10:39

About ten years after Frank’s death, when I had established myself as a successful and critically acclaimed writer, I contacted Brian to see if he had any plans to complete this great unfinished story. We hit it off immediately and brainstormed together…and since then we have written 12 novels — ~2 million words — together.


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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby TheDukester » 10 Aug 2009 10:56

THAT story keeps changing, too. Just like the "notes."

Fucking liars, all of them. Absolutely shameless.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby lotek » 10 Aug 2009 11:33

Brian and I have a lot of energy when we brainstorm together.


oh no that's... gross to say the least!
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Lisan Al-Gaib » 10 Aug 2009 11:59

Ampoliros wrote:
About ten years after Frank’s death, when I had established myself as a successful and critically acclaimed writer, I contacted Brian to see if he had any plans to complete this great unfinished story. We hit it off immediately and brainstormed together…and since then we have written 12 novels — ~2 million words — together.


I KNEW IT! Finally, proof that he went after Dune.


Sorry Ampoliros, but how was the previous story they told about their first contact? I always pictured that Kevin was the one who contacted Brian, Am I wrong?

I`m tired of kevin`s interview, he says he is a very imaginative guy, but I can`t see nothing about that on his books or interviews...
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Mandy » 10 Aug 2009 12:24

Has this interview with Bobo been post yet? The article has a terrible layout, the right side is cut off.

http://www.expressnightout.com/content/ ... f-dune.php
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

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Ampoliros wrote:
About ten years after Frank’s death, when I had established myself as a successful and critically acclaimed writer, I contacted Brian to see if he had any plans to complete this great unfinished story. We hit it off immediately and brainstormed together…and since then we have written 12 novels — ~2 million words — together.


I KNEW IT! Finally, proof that he went after Dune.

Well shit, that's not how Bobo's biggest fan tells it over on Amazon!
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Frybread » 10 Aug 2009 12:52

Mandy wrote:Has this interview with Bobo been post yet? The article has a terrible layout, the right side is cut off.

http://www.expressnightout.com/content/ ... f-dune.php



You can read it without the right side being cut off if you copy and paste the article into Word.

Interesting. According to the article, KJA was invited to write a short story and, perhaps smelling the $$$$ like any good snake oil salesman, he contacted Bobo about a Dune novel. I wonder how long it took the Hack to convince BH to write Dune 7 ... after the House and Legends books?

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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Frybread » 10 Aug 2009 13:01

"... and really Frank Herbert in that was warning that a charismatic leader can be very dangerous and that we don't want to follow charismatic leaders; they can lead us off the edge of a cliff."

Really, Brian? Then why the hell did you guys end Sandworms with humanity and the thinking machines united under the Super-Duper KH??

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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Omphalos » 10 Aug 2009 13:02

What's that about a volume of Dune short stories? Anyone ever hear of that before? I don't remember hearing that.


EXPRESS: What do you think are the differences between your works and those of your father, and what role do you think "Dune" has in science fiction literature?

HERBERT: Our writing style is slightly different — it's more modern


:roll:


He's quite inarticulate, too.

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Postby TheDukester » 10 Aug 2009 13:26

To Keith and Bobo, "modern" = "A, then B, then C, always leading the reader along by the nose."

Exhibit A as to why neither one of them will ever be nominated for any award, ever.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby SandRider » 10 Aug 2009 13:26

Herbert the Lesser wrote: Our writing style is slightly different — it's more modern



so that's what you call it ... !
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Freakzilla » 10 Aug 2009 13:27

SandRider wrote:
Herbert the Lesser wrote: Our writing style is slightly different — it's more modern



so that's what you call it ... !


Yeah, written so all the ADD kids like it. :wink:
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Postby TheDukester » 10 Aug 2009 13:29

TheDukester wrote:More softball questions:

http://scifichick.com/2009/08/08/kevin- ... interview/

And, believe it or not, the answers are even more smug and self-satisfied than usual.

And now she's deleting all the comments ... except for the "I lurve Kevin!" ones, of course.

Not enough rolly-eye smileys in the world for THAT.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby SandRider » 10 Aug 2009 13:32

well ....I'd imagine we could all post comments again.

and again.

and again.


and again.


and .... dance, monkey, dance ?


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edit: my comment
Cranky Asshole wrote:emailing The Jacket a list of questions that
he responds to with cut & pasties from all the
other email interviews he does @ Silly-book
roll-out time doesn't really constitute an
"interview" ..... {insert eye-roll smiley}
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Freakzilla » 10 Aug 2009 13:43

How do I send The Jacket my questions?
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby SandChigger » 10 Aug 2009 16:59

His website is Wordfire.com, right?

And everyone uses KJA as his identification, right?

;)

(I figure that's an official email, kind of a no-brainer, like my address on hairyticksofdune.net. It's not the personal one that I've used before. For all I know, it may be Diane or Deb Ray that opens that kja one.)

Edit: Btw, "RestlessKnight" is our own dear Pestie. That's his username over on DN now, too. And "Robert" may be Robert Junker. No real way to tell for sure from what you can see on SciFiChick's site. ;)
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby chanilover » 10 Aug 2009 17:34

Freakzilla wrote:I noticed the new Jacket too. I consider it proof he's a lurker here and has become self-conscious. :P


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Postby Freakzilla » 10 Aug 2009 21:51

ZING!
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby Hunchback Jack » 10 Aug 2009 23:48

In the sci-fi chick interview, did you notice that when asked about the book he was most proud of, he said the most recent book *he* wrote, rather than the co-written book he was on tour to promote? Says it all, really.

Or rather, *this* says it all:

Q: What inspires you?
A (paraphrased): ME!

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repeating the comment I posted to the interview, figuring it never hurts to preach to the choir.
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Re: Is every interview with Kevin LITERALLY the same?

Postby SandChigger » 10 Aug 2009 23:59

Yeah, he's most proud of his (supposed) foray into FANTASY, not science fiction.

Gah. Useless wanker. :roll:
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Postby Ampoliros » 11 Aug 2009 02:15

His whole existence is based on fantasy.
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