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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 08:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is something up with his site?  I can't get on the fuckin' thing.


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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 10:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nevermind, it was probably just someone trying to phish me.  Kept getting redirected to Paypal.

As an aside, on his latest entry - the one where there's a photo of him in the shop window - notice how the reflection of the chick taking the photo is totally not Anita.  Man, this guy just CANNOT keep it in his pants!


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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 11:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's Kerry Ellis, I think ..


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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 11:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Zebonka12 wrote: .  Man, this guy just CANNOT keep it in his pants!
Isn't it one of the reasons why we love rock stars ?

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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 18:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think he's moved on from Kerry. He's got Lady Ga Ga in his sights now. *cringe*

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Posted: 21 Nov 11, 21:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Actualy does look like it's Kerry...


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Posted: 22 Nov 11, 04:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Anita crying in her bed.


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Posted: 22 Nov 11, 11:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh no.  We will have to prepare ourselves emotionally for the shock that is to come.

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Posted: 22 Nov 11, 11:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Also ... I don't know who does Brian's site but I can never figure out where to click first.  And the frame thingie on the top confuses my little 3G gadget so that I can't scroll down without that frame getting in the way.  And it is too wide for my old fashioned computer screen.  Oh well.

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Posted: 23 Nov 11, 06:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Donna13 wrote: Oh no.  We will have to prepare ourselves emotionally for the shock that is to come.

Well isn't that kinda what his cryptic "Guess who? Guess what?" implies???

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Posted: 23 Nov 11, 14:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't think he is implying anything other than "Guess who?" (me, Brian)
"Guess what?!" (the new Queen 40 years book)

It is interesting that he may or may not realize that there is another person in the picture.  Ha.  But if he is out and about shopping or having lunch with a pretty girl and maybe other people also, it doesn't mean anything.  Sometimes we let our imaginations come to conclusions but we are wrong.  I was just making a joke.

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Posted: 23 Nov 11, 17:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I assumed the 'Guess Who' was for Kerry and her reflection, and the 'Guess What' was the book or the event related to the book.  I  think the innocence and gentle naivete implied in writing something that could be so easily misinterpreted like that however should be all the evidence anybody needs of Brian's completely clear conscience as it relates to Kerry Ellis.  Also, she just got married 2 or 3 months ago.

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Posted: 23 Nov 11, 18:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Also, she just got married 2 or 3 months ago"

As if that actually means anything.


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Posted: 23 Nov 11, 18:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The day to day running of the site is all staff.  Brian can't be caught up in trivial details like that.  Likely some staffer spotted the snap and posted it. 

As far as "Anita crying in her bed" - not likely and no need for anyone's pity.  She's much too busy "strictly" rehearsing 8-10 hrs a day with smokin' hot
dance hottie: Robin Windsor.  9th week so far.


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Posted: 24 Nov 11, 01:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Please tell me they don't have a staff running Brian's site.  It is embarrassingly awful, and the webmaster can seldom go two posts without making a spelling mistake.

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Posted: 24 Nov 11, 08:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"She's much too busy "strictly" rehearsing 8-10 hrs a day with smokin' hot 
dance hottie: Robin Windsor."

There aren't many straight men who'd put one up Anita Dobson, so I have no idea why she's knocking on a gay guy.


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Posted: 24 Nov 11, 09:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Sheer Brass Neck wrote: Please tell me they don't have a staff running Brian's site.  It is embarrassingly awful, and the webmaster can seldom go two posts without making a spelling mistake.


It's certainly true that the site is the epitome of turn of the century technical achievement.  LOL  But in an odd way I like it like that, or at least appreciate it as a reflection of Brian and his ever present sense of loyalty.  His staff is somebody named 'Jen' I think  who was involved back when the brianmay.com domain didn't belong to him.  They graciously gave it to him when he was ready to oversee his own official site and he kept her on as web designer where she apparently remains at the cost of a certain degree of polish and coherence on the site.  So we lose some slickness and some accuracy, but in return we have a site remarkably free of the tightly controlled arm's length involvement that usually get between an artist and fans in these endeavors.  The site, like Brian, is sincere but imperfect.  We are lucky fans I think.

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Posted: 24 Nov 11, 09:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



queenUSA wrote: The day to day running of the site is all staff.  Brian can't be caught up in trivial details like that.  Likely some staffer spotted the snap and posted it. 

I'm virtually certain that the Soapbox and Letters sections are personally and exclusively directed by him, with staff dealing with the news gathering etc. in other sections.  Both email responses I've gotten from him were sent in the middle of the night GMT, which aren't exactly staff hours.   We are all familiar with Brian's 'voice' at this point, and I have no doubt that the priorities and language are him in those sections.   There is nothing about the communication that indicates it's a situation where somebody's been hired to manage his 'personal' tweets or something.

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Posted: 25 Nov 11, 14:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

He was ahead of the crowd with his own website and the soap box is basically a blog (probably one of the first blogs).  It is interesting that he has such a personal connection to the fans (even in the middle of the night - ha).  I enjoy the personal things he shares and I think it is brave and very kind of him to be that accessible.  It must be pretty thrilling to get an email from him.

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Posted: 26 Nov 11, 04:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



GratefulFan wrote:


queenUSA wrote: The day to day running of the site is all staff.  Brian can't be caught up in trivial details like that.  Likely some staffer spotted the snap and posted it. 

I'm virtually certain that the Soapbox and Letters sections are personally and exclusively directed by him, with staff dealing with the news gathering etc. in other sections.  Both email responses I've gotten from him were sent in the middle of the night GMT, which aren't exactly staff hours.   We are all familiar with Brian's 'voice' at this point, and I have no doubt that the priorities and language are him in those sections.   There is nothing about the communication that indicates it's a situation where somebody's been hired to manage his 'personal' tweets or something.

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GFF - Thanks, I do agree that select content on the site is written by Brian.  I presume, however, that to be respectful of Brian's time, incoming e-mails are pre-screened for him and only a limited number of them are routed to him for review and any response he's inclined to send.    I agree that responses sent in the middle of the night are from Brian and I don't believe anyone else would be allowed to sign his name.


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