File puptcrit/puptcrit.0606, message 427


To: <puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:24:59 +1000
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] How to vent the spleen through puppetry


Ahhhh a challenge I cant refuse.
as an avante nue puppeteer I would like to submit a found film performance 
for your elucidation at a cinema near you......
Its called Team America

The sequel will be Bowling for Columbine.

For a sneak preview of the script:
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article13719.htm

PS...no, I meant Boarish and yes it is spelt acerbic but if that is the 
height of your rebuttle then I rest my case.

Thank You Gregory

Daniel

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "malgosia askanas" <ma-AT-panix.com>
To: <puptcrit-AT-driftline.org>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 8:47 AM
Subject: [Puptcrit] How to vent the spleen through puppetry


>I received the following wonderful suggestion from Gregory MacNaughton:
>
> These Puptcrit spats make me think of the Taiwanese puppeteers I have had 
> the
> fortune to meet and with whom I have studied. Taiwan of course is a rather
> condensed geographic location which at one time had hundreds of puppet 
> companies
> competing against one another. Puppeteers would frequently have spats and
> arguments but they would not vent their spleen in conversation but in a 
> puppet
> show. I wonder if we could challenge everyone on the list that if they 
> have
> something provocative (or rude or insulting) that they want to say to 
> someone
> on the list, they should create a short piece, film it and post it to us 
> all
> watch. That way we can have our petty disagreemnts but they would always 
> be
> related to puppetry. Instead of trading obnoxious baiting and petty
> insults, let's encourage eachother to deveolp some chops. There is no way 
> we
> can stop being petty but at least we could be creative about it. - Gregory
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