[Hpr] HPR_AudioBookClub

Ken Fallon ken at fallon.ie
Fri May 9 12:17:11 PDT 2014

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Already finished the book but I won't be able to make the recording
due to the fact that it's in the middle of the night.


On 2014-05-09 21:14, Patrick Dailey wrote:
> Thanks, Charles. It seems like people just keep getting busier and 
> busier these days. I certainly feel that way about my own schedule.
> If ever you can make one, you're more than welcome.
> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Charles Thayer <catintp at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:catintp at yahoo.com>> wrote:
> I have trouble making and keeping plans for live events these
> days, so I could not even commit to having listened to this book in
> time for the recording.
> Sorry.
> Someone asked me whether my units series could cover distances on
> a galactic scale, such as astronomical units, light years,
> parsecs, and so on. That would require a preliminary show on rates
> of speed and reckoning distances from indirect evidence, and then
> developing the space distances from that basis.  Since Neil
> deGrasse Tyson got me into this situation with his Cosmos series,
> we should get him to do that show.
> I'm sure he could fit that into his schedule. <nose grows 2 cm>
> Now that would increase our listener base... I don't think it
> would bring in many new hosts, but you never know.
> Charles in NJ
> Sent from my iPad
>> On May 9, 2014, at 2:31 PM, Patrick Dailey <pdailey03 at gmail.com
> <mailto:pdailey03 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hey, all. As of today no one has said that they plan to be at
>> the
> next AudioBookClub recording. No one has said that they won't be 
> there either, so I don't know where we stand. If I've picked a bad 
> time to record the show, someone please tell me.
>> There was only one other person (Colin) on the last recording
>> with
> me, and it was a good show (imo) because of him, but we could have 
> definitely used more people. I believe the book club is (or at
> least should be) more about people than books. The idea behind the
> show was/is to encourage participation in HPR, and to lower the
> barrier to entry as much as possible. If it's not doing that, then
> I'm doing something wrong.
>> I don't think the show should be a monologue or a book report,
>> and
> I fear that we may be heading in that direction. If anyone wants
> to help out, please let me know.
>> -- Thank You, Patrick Dailey 
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