|>>Why is the "J" initial so freaking popular in comics and cartoons? How many
>>of us actually know someone with a "J" initial?
>It just occurred to me...I'm surprised that J. Michael Straczynski hasn't
>posted in this thread.
Joseph Michael Straczynski would just be way too goddamned long a credit to
appear on a book...you'd need two volumes just for the name.
Joe Michael sounds weird.
Joe Straczynski is too abrupt a transition, you think it's a nice, simple name
then it whaps you really hard. A name like that would frighten cats.
So you work your way up...just the one initial, J, then Michael, two syllables,
then you let fly with Straczynski. Thnk of it as a train, receding into the
distance, ten thousand letters, no vowels....
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