[linux-elitists] Linux Consultants Lunch Thurs, June 19th

Ron Guerin ron@vnetworx.net
Thu Jun 19 11:11:40 PDT 2003


On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 13:40, Matt Beland wrote:
> 
> On Thursday 19 June 2003 10:02 am, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> > Extra Credit Question:  How exactly is "American Idol" different from
> > "Ed McMahon's Star Search", aside from the lack of Ed?
> 
> I thought it was "Ed McMahon's Star Trek"!? Didn't he defeat the Romans by 
> having people sing at the right pitch to destroy their proton torpedoes?
> 
> I wouldn't know, I don't watch television (of course! Can I have the secret 
> decoder ring now?)
> 
> As for the real answer, I think it's obvious. Even without Ed, "McMahon's Star 
> Search" is completely different from "American Idol". It's still a lot 
> longer, for one thing, and it doesn't have the letter "i".

No no no.  One is a space soap opera, the other is one of those "reality
shows" about ritual sacrifice.

- Ron




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