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Now back to our usually-scheduled terribleness.

Published 1988

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 7.75 out of 10)
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15 Responses to “The Quest for the 36”

  1. Tat Wood Says:

    I’m intrigued that the kid from ‘East is East’ is in the dock (over on the right, next to John Landis).

    The QC seems to be Michael Sheen as Kenneth Williams. I can’t help thinking of that line from ‘Bona Law’.

  2. Ryan Says:

    I was going to say that it was nice to have GSS back, but then I saw this cover.

  3. THX 1139 Says:

    This cover’s trying so hard it’s done itself a mischief.

  4. JuanPaul Says:

    Quest for 36? Sorry, but Lyndon Johnson is not walking through that door.

  5. Bruce A Munro Says:

    TheTzadikim Nistarim? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tzadikim_Nistarim (I suppose the guy with the Earth-themed beach ball is metaphorically carrying the weight of the world…)

    They don’t look like a particularly humble bunch.

  6. Bibliomancer Says:

    “The Quest for the 36” published by Questar Books. Coincidence? I think not.

  7. fred Says:

    This cover makes any random episode of ‘The Gong Show’ look like high culture.
    Cue Rip Taylor.

  8. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Since the Righteous 36 are unknown to each other, is it possible they all post on GSS? Perhaps we are all לאַמעדוואָווניק?

  9. Verylatetotheparty Says:

    …but humility will prevent any of us confirming that.

  10. Raoul Says:

    @BC – Last time I checked we’re a couple dozen short of 36 around here.

  11. B. Chiclitz Says:

    @Raoul—Only GSS Admin knows the One True Number, and they ain’t talking, except in tongues.

  12. GSS ex-noob Says:

    Yeah, if those are the Righteous 36, Earth is doomed.

    @Ryan: LOL.

  13. A.R.Yngve Says:

    C’mon! This is a funny, deliberately goofy cover – and quite slick, too.

  14. GSS ex-noob Says:

    Even for “goofy”, there’s no excuse for the lavender and the title font.

  15. Francis Boyle Says:

    I’m with THX 1139. There’s a not so fine line between deliberately goofy and trying so hard your guts end up socially distancing you and this one’s just ploughed right through it.

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