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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 21:42:33 -0400
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I know a little about Second Life. Essentially, its the same as much of First Life in that nothing is what it seems.... Reminds me of "Which was the Dream"

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> On Apr 5, 2014, at 5:22 PM, Arianne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've never checked out Second Life, but might now...just to see what Mark
> Twain looks like as an avatar!
> Thanks for clarification about address ED.
> Arianne Laidlaw
> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> The two character string "ED" following the "?list=ED" was somehow
>> introduced in the YouTube link making it faulty.  All my recordings,
>> except for a very few, were made of public readings in the virtual world
>> of Second Life.  There is, or at least was at the time, a fairly strong
>> interest in literature amongst Second Life users.  I created an avatar
>> named SLClemens to show up at different sites there and read from
>> Twain's works. I did several and Connecticut Yankee was the last one.  I
>> was also reading The Prince and the Pauper during the same period and I
>> wanted to compare these two works.  Also, CY was read in a venue created
>> by an English lady who existed in Second Life as a wood elf.  It seemed
>> somehow appropriate.  The avatars in the audience didn't seem to mind
>> how badly I butchered Malory.
>>> On Thu, 2014-04-03 at 13:39 -0700, Arianne wrote:
>>> Thanks for links!  I couldn't make the youtube one work, so was grateful
>>> for your own site which DID deliver.  Enjoyed what I heard.  How did you
>>> happen to choose the Connecticult Yankee as your project?
>>> Sincerely grateful
>>> Arianne Laidlaw
>>> On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 12:38 AM, Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]
>>> wrote:
>>>> I have completed recording and video production for my audio/video
>>>> version of Mark Twain's book, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's
>>>> Court. Here is a link to the YouTube playlist for those of you so
>>>> inclined. This is not a professional production and the actual
>>>> recordings took place over a two year span, with a break between
>> October
>>>> 2012 and March 2014. There are inconsistencies and errors in the
>> reading
>>>> but I have tried to remain true to my own impression of how Twain might
>>>> tell the tale out loud.=EF=BB=BF
>>>> These videos can also be found on my website at:
>>>> This is not of a commercial nature but merely for passion for the
>>>> subject.  Any ads that show up are put there by YouTube.  I've never
>>>> received a penny from any of my videos.
>>>> --=20
>>>> There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of
>>>>                          in your philosophy.
> -- 
> Arianne Laidlaw A '58