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  • Mysterious ARG turns out to be an elaborate rickroll lysistrata at Metafilter:

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • P ` ere Brumoy's translation of Aristophanes; the Harangueses, or female orators, who take the Government upon themselves instead of their husbands, might be well applied to our politics: Lady Hester Pitt, Lady Caroline Fox, and the Duchess of Newcastle, should be the heroines of the piece; and with this advantage, that as lysistrata is forced to put on a beard, the Duchess has one ready grown.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. green/blog; green = 1; nickname = j-carl-ganter; entry_id = 126318; absurdistan = 1; china = 1; circle-of-blue = 1; environment = 1; film = 1; lysistrata = 1; madonna = 1; michael-moore = 1; movies = 1; religulous = 1; sanitation = 1; sex = 1; water = 1",

    J. Carl Ganter: "No water, no sex" - New films take on not-so-subtle meanings when it comes to water

  • these black absent fathers - where do they all go? do they live alone, hang with their buddies, leave town? and how on earth do they keep persuading the women that they'll stick around? whatever they do, it's garbage. i recommend an instant and unanimous lysistrata-action by black women. but then, that's seems to be the last thing they want to do.

    "As good as 'Idol' gets."

  • lysistrata/t. rundgren ... maybe i will blog about lysistrata tomorrow, or soon.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • HPConfig. blog_id = 0; var ads_page_type = 'bpage'; var zone_info = "huffpost. green/blog; green = 1; nickname = j-carl-ganter; entry_id = 126318; absurdistan = 1; china = 1; circle-of-blue = 1; environment = 1; film = 1; lysistrata = 1; madonna = 1; michael-moore = 1; movies = 1; religulous = 1; sanitation = 1; sex = 1; water = 1"; if (top!

    J. Carl Ganter: "No water, no sex" - New films take on not-so-subtle meanings when it comes to water

  • lysistrata: Lets forgive him, how could anyone with his background know

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "dictionary" "comment" "are you human" - CAPTCHA? parent. directory +index. of +lysistrata +wmv acropolis museum upskirt - Of a statue?

    Balderdash

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  • I believe it's supposed to be pronounced lye-SIS-trah-ta. But I like it better the other way.

    October 18, 2007

  • Hey, here's a question for you. How do you pronounce this name? I've heard it two ways: Lih-sis-STRAH-ta, and lye-SIS-trah-ta. And how do we know how it was pronounced in ancient Greece?

    (uh-oh, I feel a Firesign Theatre list addition: "I've been to ancient Greece! Look at this grape!")

    October 18, 2007

  • Didn't they have storks in ancient Greece?

    October 17, 2007

  • You mean to tell me that they did?

    October 17, 2007

  • I have a feeling many, many Greek texts were what we think of as raunchy, but so few of them survived the centuries and centuries of people who felt they should destroy and/or censor such materials... It's the same with much of ancient art. You never see the ancient urns with pornographic art on them in school textbooks, implying that people in the past didn't have any sex or something. *ugh!*

    October 17, 2007

  • We read through this play in my Intro to Theatre class in college. Surprisingly raunchy, considering all the other ancient Greek texts I had read up till then were so academic and whatnot.

    October 17, 2007

  • Perfectly understandable. The other spelling puts one in mind of a casserole, and a person gets hungry doing all this typing.

    October 17, 2007

  • As said on my first dumb typo'd version:

    A play by Aristophanes, first produced in 411 B.C., in which the women of Greece refuse their husbands sex until they stop making war. Full text here

    October 17, 2007