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    Sean Daily is an English major from New Jersey now living in Las Vegas, the Other City of Lights. "I consider 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' to be comfort reading, I like the al pastor tacos at Tacos Mexico and I count among my literary influences the Chainsaw from 'Doom'. 'RRRRRR! You don't like that, do you, Mr. Undead Marine! RRRRRR!'"

    Shanoah Alkire is our Discordian at large. "Born in Santa Cruz, I grew up in Grass Valley and the Bay Area, and now lurk in Las Vegas. My literary influences include Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll, and Douglas Adams. I also program as a hobby, and currently maintain the Gtk port of Angband. You can find a rather old bio of me here."

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5-7-09 Andy Irvine – Reynardine

Posted by Sean on May 7, 2009

Funny you should mention foxes, Shanoah. They’re right up there with bats in my list of favorite animals – flying foxes, anyone?

Anyway, I had the good fortune to know a folk musician named Stefan Dollak in college. As I remember, every day was Ren Faire for him – I can’t remember him out of garb – and he’d sing you a traditional song at the drop of a hat. This is one that made the biggest impression on me, Reynardine. It’s all about the immortal trickster doing what he does best: getting in the ladies’ pants and generally causing trouble.

Sung by Andy Irvine. Courtesy of PatBeatabet.


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