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  • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 10:09 pm on September 1, 2013 Permalink
    Tags: kidney, Leopold Bloom, ,   

    Calypso RPG Thread 

    When Leopold Bloom goes out to buy a pork kidney, he sees many people. There’s Larry O’Rourke:

    Bald head over the blind. Cute old codger. No use canvassing him for an ad. Still he knows his own business best. There he Is, sure enough, my bold Larry, leaning against the sugarbin in his shirtsleeves watching the aproned curate swab up with mop and bucket.

    There is, of course, the “porkbutcher” himself. There’s also “the nextdoor girl at the counter. Would she buy it too, calling the items from a slip in her hand. Chapped: washing soda. And a pound and a half of Denny’s sausages.”

    Each of these characters, and really anyone we meet that day, could be said be on her or his own bloomsday odyssey, so let’s write their stories—starting, perhaps, with how the view Bloom himself.

    Remember, you can speak as a character using a designation such as *as Dlugacz* or use any other system you can come up with (see previous RPG threads for examples.


    • Sarah Jane 9:55 pm on September 18, 2013 Permalink

      *as the nextdoor girl* Sure my hands are sore as they say from the washing and the scrubbing, no telltale gray. Sausages and blood. Liver and bone. Thank you, Sir Butcher, but I only say three words.

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  • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 8:56 am on March 17, 2013 Permalink
    Tags: Leopold Bloom   

    The Whys Behind the Hows and Whats 

    If you have been asking or answering questions on the Leopold Bloom interview thread, why did you ask or answer what and in the way you did? For example, in my initial post on the subject, I tried to portray the way Bloom sometimes stumbles over his words and takes a bit of searching to find the phrasing he wants to use. In my reply to the organ meats question, I used the opening paragraph of the fourth episode.

  • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 12:00 am on March 17, 2013 Permalink
    Tags: interview, Leopold Bloom   

    First Interview! 

    *as Leopold Bloom*

    Yes, well, I am . . . present as it were for questioning. Ask me.


    *as facilitator*

    Feel free to ask Mr Bloom any questions you may have and, if you wish, to slip into his character to answer.

    • Matt 7:52 pm on March 17, 2013 Permalink

      So Mr Bloom, what are your top 5 favourite organ meats?

      • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 11:27 pm on March 17, 2013 Permalink

        *as Leopold Bloom*

        I like a thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart, liverslices fried with crustcrumbs, and most of all, I like grilled mutton kidneys which give to the palate a fine tang of faintly scented urine.

        If you would let me add a number six, fried hencods’ roes are fine as well.

    • Pat L 9:44 pm on March 17, 2013 Permalink

      So Mr Bloom, you seem concerned with the insides of things? But not their outsides?

      • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 8:40 pm on March 22, 2013 Permalink

        *as Bloom*

        Outsides are fine, too. Only how it works. I want to see. Inside.

    • Pat L 7:18 pm on March 28, 2013 Permalink

      *as James Joyce*

      How do you feel about the way I told your story?

      • Elizabeth Kate Switaj 9:24 pm on April 1, 2013 Permalink

        *as Bloom* I must admit I am still trying, attempting to read it.

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