Darkness Ascending

 Posted on 6/4/1998 by J. Michael Straczynski <71016.1644@compuserve.com> to CIS

{original post had no questions}

I go by Joe. Call me Joe. Joe is fine. Joe is simpler to
spell, quicker to type, friendlier on-screen, one syllable. Michael is
two syllables, and I don't respond to it.

Straczynski, pronounced just right and with the proper force
behind it, can actually strike a cow dead at twenty paces.