Start topics here about Dune that are not bloody likely to be screwed with by me.


Postby tanzeelat » Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:57 am

Check out the Conservapedia entry on Dune It's hilarious, and was clearly written by a moron.

I especially liked: "House Atreides, the "siridar-dukes" of the planet Caliban, are supposedly descended from the ancient Mycenaean kings Agamemnon and Menelaus. Why Herbert chose to include a metaphor for modern Greece is difficult to say."

Er, it's Caladan not Caliban. And FH categorically states that House Atreides claims descent from Agamemnon (the House of Atreus).
User avatar
Posts: 136
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:34 am

Postby Omphalos » Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:10 am

Was that written by Colbert? :lol:
Something is about to happen, Hal. Something wonderful!

-James C. Harwood, Science Fiction Writer, Straight (March 5, 1956 - May 25, 2010)

The Omphalos Umbrella Page
User avatar
Alien Overlord
Posts: 5678
Joined: Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:24 pm
Location: The Mighty Central Valley of California

Postby GamePlayer » Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:33 am

I get such a big laugh out of modern conservative websites. They always analyze everything in terms of how it's NOT like them :)

Well, at least Frank Herbert always knew Dune was fiction; Conservapedia is still struggling to get over the fiction known as creationsim. :)
"What are we to call him, this Player of Games?"

"The books of Kevin J Anderson and Brian Herbert lie in a realm of uncertainty between self-conscious absurdity and genuine failure"
User avatar
Posts: 1156
Joined: Tue Jan 01, 2008 1:38 pm
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Postby Liege-Killer » Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:36 pm

Conservapedia is always good for a laugh :lol: or two :lol: :lol: .
"I'm being ironic. Don't interrupt a man in the midst of being ironic, it's not polite." -- Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles
User avatar
Posts: 432
Joined: Tue Dec 25, 2007 10:06 am

Return to Dune Talk

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest