Thursday, May 25, 2006

Thursday 13 (Thirteen) for May 25, 2006




13 People I Hope to Meet in the Café at the End of Time


  1. Freddy Mercury– to help entertain the crowd with his singing of We Are the Champions and to sing with guest #2

  2. Galileo– Wouldn’t it be fun to have Galileo sing with Freddy Mercury on “Bohemian Rhapsody”? “Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo Figaro.” I’d also want to know how he feels about being permitted back into the Catholic Church, hundreds of years after his death. That is to say, if he would even care anymore.

  3. John Cage– No, not the strange character from the Ally McBeal TV show, but the American experimental music composer. He was also a great story teller, mycologist and mushroom collector: he co-founded the New York Mycological Society. Under the direction of Yoko Ono in order to improve his health, he ate a macrobiotic diet. Therefore, I’d leave the ordering of food to him.

  4. Red Foxx– He could also help entertain with his comic routine. I would also want to ask if he finally got to see his beloved Elizabeth. “This is the big one...I'm comin' to join ya, honey".

  5. Fred Rogers– I would just want a big hug. Reading about him on Wikipedia, I never realized that he was an early and big supporter of VCR use in the home, even giving testimony in court that he appreciates the use of the VCR so that families can watch shows together at a later time. Besides, I’d live to visit the Neighborhood—the little model one, that is!

  6. Anais Nin– We could dish about the men that she’s met, especially Henry Miller. It would be interesting to see her and the next guest flirting with all the guys!

  7. Cleopatra– I just want to hear her stories about her relationships with Caesar and Mark Antony.

  8. Frank Zappa– There is too much I could say about Zappa that I can’t even begin here. If you don’t know who he is, please click on the link. Needless to say, his presence in the Café would be necessary.

  9. Grandpa Clark – He died when I was 7. I’d like to talk to him and find out about his past and if his family really were part of the Oklahoma Sooners as I suspect.

  10. Mark Twain Who wouldn’t want him at their party? This is a guy who wrote great books, gave wonder speeches, and hung out with the likes of Nikola Tesla.

  11. Jesus of Nazareth I know, I know. Everyone would pick this guy. But I’m doing it purely on a historical basis. I’d like to see if what we claim to know about him is correct. Besides, he seems like a really cool dude. With him around, we’d never run out of wine!

  12. W. A. Mozart Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a thing for composers. Don’t worry, hubby, I can control myself.


  13. Leonardo da Vinci Yeah, I know. A very timely choice, given the controversy over the movie and book, “The Da Vinci Code.” But this guy is fascinating. Besides, if I seat him and Jesus together, they would probably get along great.

Who would you invite to come crash my party? Leave a comment and let me know!





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    25 comments:

    Ames said...

    #4 cracked me up - you are quite early this week.....mine will be up, but later....check back.

    it's not the big one....

    Angel said...

    LOL I love Freddie Murcury He is my hero!

    Sonya said...

    I love when Red Foxx does Confuscious Say.

    Mary said...

    Interesting list! Mine is up too (although it's still Wed here!)

    Wystful1 said...

    Interesting....and very diverse!

    My T -13 is up...hope you come by to see how many you can guess.

    Carmen said...

    I hope that I'm invited to that cafe, but in no hurry. lol

    Alisa said...

    I loved your list.

    Undercover Angel said...

    What a great idea for a TT! I'd love to see Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, because they died so young and I'm curious to see what they would have looked like when they got old. My TT is up!

    Red said...

    I love the idea of Freddy Mercury and Galileo jamming together!

    Hey, if you love Frank Zappa, you'd probably like Rock School: the teacher is mad about him.

    My TT is up, come say hello!

    Tracy said...

    Nice assortment of people! :)


    My TT is up!

    The Shrone said...

    I'd bring the "wild" women of history, like Josephine Baker, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Margaret Sanger. I think Jim Henson would be fun to have, because I'm sure he'd bring out Kermit. Rounding it off, I'd like to have Carl Sagan crash the party. Even though he claimed to be an atheist, I always thought he was incredibly spiritual. I'd want to pick his brain.

    Maryanne said...

    Hi there, this is my first visit...great blog. I agree with your list. I would love to sit and have coffee with Jesus and Frank Zappa. I think they'd have a great conversations. My TT is up as well.

    Julie said...

    Excellent list, and brilliant idea.

    Wendy Boucher said...

    Loved the list this week! Your list of folks is great.

    Trish said...

    Awesome list!

    Happy TT! :)

    Janet said...

    WOW! What an interesting list! You slayed me with #2 ROFLMAO!

    Stacie said...

    You're funny! I think I'd like to meet you! I wouldn't mind having a few of those at my tea party too...I played. Stacie

    anneberit said...

    Wonderful list! I also would like to ivite Peter, diciple of Jesus, wonderful to hear his side of the story too :D

    colleen said...

    I'd like to be a fly on the wall at that party. I recently saw a movie clip of Fred Rogers break dancing!

    Nikki said...

    Wouldn't it be great if we can meet Jesus and Leonardo da Vinci and interview them about the Da Vinci code? That would end the speculations for sure . . . LOL (but you're right, Jesus does seem like a really cool dude).

    something blue said...

    I love how much thought you have put into planning this perfect party. Now what shall you serve to your fascinating guests? Good choices!

    Titanium said...

    I'd love to see your party with all of those greats. What fun! :)

    Christine said...

    What a cool list! After watching ROME on HBO, I was hoping it would have been continued to see after Ceasars death....to Cleopatra's death....I'd also like to meet DaVinci, Red Foxx and Mark Twain.
    Have a great weekend!

    txsoapmom43 said...

    Thanks for visiting my TT. I liked your post but I don't know why you deleted my comment.

    Spawn of Satan said...

    I'd love to see socrates in there, he'd be hysterical with the others.