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I think he's refering to all producers of dairy products.
(sorry guys, just a really obscure reference that Ariel reminded me of.)
>I certainly do not speak for Warren Ellis, so what I understood his venomous
>rant to be may not be what he intended. Larry, I think you may have gone a
>bit too far with his attack. I read over it again, and it is clear that he
>is going off on a particular group of people. The question is who is that
>group of people. I don't see anything attacking people who read comic books
>in and of that exclusive fact. Rather what I see is an attack on comic book
>fans who attend comiccons. Actually, he attacks more than that. He
>mentions several non comic book examples. He goes off on Trekkies etc. It
>seems to me that he is attacking people that go to cons of whatever nature.
>I am not defending his position. I am not attacking his position. I have
>not been to a con in many many years, and then it was mostly a group of
>tables with comic books for sale. I feel pretty confident that there are
>people such as Ellis describes at the cons. Are they everyone that attends?
>I doubt it. Are they the majority? Maybe. Is it Ellis' right to say he
>don't like being around those kind of people? Yes. Is it his right not to
>go to cons? Of course. Could his distaste for one part of the comic book
>whole effect the way he is perceived? Again, yes. Does he care? No and I
>don't care if he cares. If he talks too much spit (for Eric's well being)
>he will have to deal with the problems of people who talk too much spit.
>Ellis is certainly an emotional chap and I don't have a hard time believing
>that he sees 10 freaks for every one that actually presents himself. Sorry
>for the nature of this post. I'll get back on topic.
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