File puptcrit/puptcrit.0605, message 375

Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 12:22:29 -0500
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Getting back to my puppet business

There is a somewhat circuitous connection between the birth of the 
Pitt-Jolie baby Shiloh Nouvel and puppetry.
The celeb couple chose to have the child in Namibia, which,
for whatever reasons, Ms. Jolie loves beyond all other African 
Perhaps it is the incredible needs and problems of the nation.
34.9% of the population lives on $1 per day and 55.8% lives on $2 per 
Life expectancy male: 44.46 years  female: 42.29 years
Median age of citizens: 20 years
21.3%  of the adult population has HIV/AIDS  (210,000 people)
Here is the puppetry connection is.
AIDS/HIV education is done by teams of Puppeteers.

On May 28, 2006, at 7:15 AM, wrote:

> Now that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had their baby, we can all 
> finally get
> back to our neglected puppet businesses again.   I don't know about 
> the rest
> of you critters, but I was not taking any calls, or eating or shaving 
> until
> this most important event of the last thousand years was over and done 
> with.
> If there had been a category 5 hurricane bearing down on Flori-DUH 
> (which there
> will likely be this season thanks to global warming - oops, sorry), 
> the lead
> story on the Florida TV stations would still be the birth of the 
> Pitt-Jolie
> baby.   In case any of you have not been following this historic event 
> as
> closely as I have, the baby girl was named Shiloh Nouvel.   This is an 
> amazing
> co-incidence, because that was what my mother was going to name me, if 
> I had been
> born a girl.
> As I was in limbo awaiting this birth, I passed the time figuring how 
> long it
> would take me to earn what Brad Pitt earns in one day.   Calculating 
> what he
> now earns per picture, to make what he makes in one day I would have 
> to raise
> my price for a show ten thousand per cent, perform twenty-eight shows 
> per day
> seven days a week, three hundred and sixty five days a year, and work 
> until I
> am five hundred and seventy-five years old.   Excuse me, I've got to 
> get busy!
>               Bob Shiloh Nouvel Nathanson
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