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Like most actors, I had picked up enough Martian, Venerian, Outer Jovian, etc., to
be able to fake in front of a camera or on stage. But those rolled or fluttered
consonants are very difficult. Human vocal cords are not as versatile as a
Shortly Penny said, "Skipper? The Chief wants to talk to you," and handed me the
phone. "This is the Chief, Dak." "Oh. Where are you— sir?" "Still in the car. Penny
picked me up. Dak, Bill scheduled a press conference, I believe. Where is it?
His eyebrows shot up and he waited for me to correct my obvious mistake. I
reached into Bonforte's favorite cliches and picked one he used to reprove
bumptiousness. "Son, suppose you tend to your knitting and I tend to mine." His
face lost all ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bfgar - LibraryThing
What would you do if a politician's staff came to you and asked you to be the man's double for a few days because he had been kidnapped? Especially if you were an actor with an enormous ego? Would you ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
Sure, there are Martians and Venerians and Outer Jovians, but the last two are never on stage and the first isn’t very alien. Sure, the story starts in Missouri (maybe) and goes to Mars and the Moon ... Read full review