Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Overheard in the Office

Posted by on Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 12:17 PM

"Hey, Lindy?"
"Yeah, Charles?"
"What if God was one of us?"

 

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Dougsf 1
Amazing.
Posted by Dougsf on August 10, 2011 at 12:20 PM · Report this
Fnarf 2
We accept you we accept you one of us! Gobble gobble!
Posted by Fnarf http://www.facebook.com/fnarf on August 10, 2011 at 12:27 PM · Report this
yelahneb 3
It's always the one you least suspect.
Posted by yelahneb http://www.strangebutharmless.com on August 10, 2011 at 12:27 PM · Report this
4
Nah, god only works union shops. Deities, Idols & Hod Carriers Local 498.

Gripes about the dues, of course. But still pretty retirement package, and really appreciates how she can't be let go just on a whim.
Posted by gloomy gus on August 10, 2011 at 12:31 PM · Report this
5
"If God had a face . . ."
Posted by . . . .what would it look like/ on August 10, 2011 at 12:35 PM · Report this
Vince 6
Jimmy Cliff was god.
Posted by Vince on August 10, 2011 at 12:36 PM · Report this
ryanayr 7
@6 - what would it look like and would you want to see it....
Posted by ryanayr on August 10, 2011 at 12:44 PM · Report this
Timrrr 8
Some might consider an unprovoked meme-bombing such as this an Act of War.
Posted by Timrrr on August 10, 2011 at 12:47 PM · Report this
nseattlite 9
... Just to Slog like one of us ...
Posted by nseattlite on August 10, 2011 at 12:59 PM · Report this
Irena 10
...Reading the Stranger on the bus, trying to make his way home....
Posted by Irena on August 10, 2011 at 1:07 PM · Report this
11
You guys...I'm never gonna give you up.
Posted by pox on August 10, 2011 at 1:07 PM · Report this
Dougsf 12
This reminds me, riding in a cab the other night I heard a R&B/Hip-Hop song that licensed the melody from "Islands in the Stream." It was probably the most crass thing I'd ever heard in my life; yet, suddenly, so many things made sense.
Posted by Dougsf on August 10, 2011 at 1:13 PM · Report this
alithea 13
@ 7, 9 & 10: i would french kiss you all.
Posted by alithea on August 10, 2011 at 1:28 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 14
Like the Pope in Rome?
Posted by Will in Seattle http://www.facebook.com/WillSeattle on August 10, 2011 at 1:39 PM · Report this
15
If God had a butt, what would it look like, and would you want to smell it?
Posted by Some horsefaced hippy folkie fat chick singer songwriter on August 10, 2011 at 1:51 PM · Report this
The Max 16
It's Charles. Charles is god.
Posted by The Max on August 10, 2011 at 1:58 PM · Report this
treacle 17
No, no no. "God" is ALL of us, and everything else in the universe too. The entire universe is "God". We humans are mere particles, atoms, quarks... within the unimaginable body of 'god' that is the universe.

Also, how many of you have read about Peace Pilgrim?
Posted by treacle on August 10, 2011 at 2:28 PM · Report this
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if god is our father then it might be more apt to say that we are one of 'them'- (elohim is plural)
Posted by acorn on August 10, 2011 at 2:41 PM · Report this
Jubilation T. Cornball 19
You might be interested to know that Fnarf is a minor deity.
Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball on August 10, 2011 at 2:53 PM · Report this
Stiny 20
So long as there's a tie-dyed light rail car, I'm down.
Posted by Stiny on August 10, 2011 at 2:55 PM · Report this
21
Maybe you'd meet him on the bus.
Posted by I have always been... east coaster on August 10, 2011 at 3:15 PM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 22
He doesn't take the bus. But he's kinda got a soft spot for a nice Mercedes.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty http://www.nra.org on August 10, 2011 at 3:25 PM · Report this
e. ebullient 23
You are doing "overheard" wrong.
Posted by e. ebullient on August 10, 2011 at 5:05 PM · Report this
Banna 24
This is a lot of attention for a stupid reference to a 16-year-old song. Seriously, it was released in 1995.
Posted by Banna http://www.ucp.org on August 10, 2011 at 5:34 PM · Report this
25
a simple thought from a simple mind.
Posted by taint on August 10, 2011 at 7:01 PM · Report this
Matt Hickey 26
Obligatory "I am one of you" post.
Posted by Matt Hickey http://www.matthickey.com on August 10, 2011 at 8:12 PM · Report this
27
I hate the lack of subjunctive in that lyric.
Posted by lrb on August 10, 2011 at 9:05 PM · Report this
Just Jeff 28
WELL?? What did you say? I mean - really, what IF??

Freaks me right the fuck out.
Posted by Just Jeff on August 10, 2011 at 10:02 PM · Report this
Violet_DaGrinder 29
My fondness for Mudede has now increased to detectable levels.
Posted by Violet_DaGrinder http://www.imeem.com/jukeboxmusic51/music/y1malqpG/prince-the-new-power-generation-featuring-eric-leeds-on-f/ on August 10, 2011 at 11:22 PM · Report this
30
... fighting the urge to write a blog post in the style of Mudede (homage, perhaps, or parody) which extends this conversation. References to dogs as stupid entities. To his children, certainly (and his parenting). An oblique reference to 'This God stuff' or similar construction ... etc etc
Posted by dislurker on August 11, 2011 at 6:06 AM · Report this
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You might be interested to know that Jubilation T. Cornball was once a humorous and frequent commenter on Slog. Sadly, one day, his command to "release the hounds" against an itinerant guest Slogger backfired, and he was severely injured in the melee, resulting in a large amount of blood loss. Several heroic Sisters were on site and attempted artificial respiration, but it was too late, and Jubie lost a great amount of blood. After much therapy, he is able to type again and use the Internet, however his faculties are limited to trolling Fnarf in a rather un-humorous manner. Donations may be made to Jubie's therapy at Washington Mutual account #3825-968.
Posted by feefee on August 14, 2011 at 2:19 PM · Report this

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