May 25

I wish to learn more about the toothbrushing alien

Good Show Sir comments: Werner Fuchs Aliens

Published 1984

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: 5.20 out of 10)

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14 Responses to “Das Fest des heiligen Dionysos”

  1. Bruce A Munro Says:

    Even in outer space, Ted was a chick magnet.

  2. Tor Mented Says:

    Between the mouse-over text, the GSS comment and Bruce’s post, that’s three comments and three gems.
    And then I spoke up.

  3. fred Says:

    Scooby-Doo cover bomb.

  4. Tat Wood Says:

    For UK readers over 40: when Octavia started flirting with other guys, Hartley Hare grew more and more livid.

    For US readers: The German franchise for Liberty Mutual maybe missed the point of the adverts.

    For SF readers: Maybe Robert Silverberg’s lawyers might want a word about that title.

  5. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Ron Darling receives the magic egg that he will pitch two years later in the Mets improbable 1986 World Series victory.

  6. A. R. Yngve Says:

    “Should I boil it, or scramble it, or perhaps make crepes…?”

  7. Ryan Says:

    This book comes with a theme song.

  8. JuanPaul Says:

    Hey, we all do crazy things at the bachanalia.

  9. Max Bathroom Says:

    What she doesn’t know is that the guy she’s pulled is taking her to a barbecue…

  10. GSS ex-noob Says:

    I read it as “Knorr” and thought “So the instant soup people did more than just jamming references to their product in books?” (true story) Which also would explain the chicken.

    The egg seems too small and out of proportion to either the size of chickens and their eggs, or humans and their babies. (Or a baseball) Maybe it’s an egg stolen from some other species? Is the dude dropping the egg in the chicken’s hand, saying “This is how small the eggs on my planet are!”

    I’m not sure how much of a Bacchanal the critters in the bubble helmets are going to get. But the green one is definitely making sure he/she/they/it has fresh breath before the party starts!

    @fred: Took me a second to see Scooby. Ruh-roh!

    @Tat: GSS on all of them!

    @Max: Not much meat on her bones, though obviously more than an Earth chicken has. Might be more useful as a broth ingredient.

  11. Emster Says:

    He thought the away team was just being respectfully quiet, however they had been quickly picked off and swallowed whole by the eight-limbed green lumpies that had joined the village tour.

    @Ryan: I’ll see your chicken lady song and raise you a “bock-booock!

  12. Francis Boyle Says:

    I don’t know what the hell’s going on here but I’m pretty sure that everything depicted is illegal on at least one planet.

  13. Bruce A Munro Says:

    Little did she know that he was just dating her for the eggs.

    @GSS ex-noob, Mr. Mouseover: maybe it’s a space lollipop?

    @Francis Boyle: If it illustrates the story I think it does, they’re on a tour of an atomic war-wrecked earth, the dude being one of the descendants of the few people who made it off Earth before the hammer fell (I’m therefore going to assume they’re the alien equivalent of rich, white and having a Youtube channel or a Tiktok account).

  14. GSS ex-noob Says:

    @Bruce: So he’s an influencer on the future Internet? Looks about right. “Yo, I’m live on Space Instagram at the festival of St. Dionysos! Look at all these creatures! I’m totally gonna party with this chicken lady, wooooo!”

    I also feel compelled to share this, as doubly appropriate:

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