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I Want To Believe

The truth may really be out there.

by nonamedufus

NEW YORK (NND News) - The United Nations is about to appoint a space ambassador. nonamedufus news had learned that in an apparent snub of Mulder and Scully the UN will go to the head of their little- known Office For Outer Space Affairs Doctor Mazlan Othman.

NASA scientist Chuck A. Moon says the whole idea is out of this world. "You're telling me Othman is the closest thing we have to a 'take me to your leader' person? She better taste good or like kinky sex, or else we could be in a war of the worlds," stated Moon.

The NASA geek felt other candidates should have been considered. "Edward James Olmos, Leonard Nimoy or even B-9 the robot from Lost in Space all have more experience than some Malaysian astrophysicist."

"Space Ambassador Othman? Does not compute."

Opinion is obviously divided on how earth-visiting aliens should be greeted. Doctor Othman believes in taking a tolerant approach. Meanwhile Professor Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist and wheelchair cosmologist, urges a cautious approach. "This is like Christopher Columbus discovering North America. We all know how that went for Native Americans."

When asked her opinion of aliens from the cosmos landing on earth, unsuccessful space ambassadorial candidate Sarah Palin said, "I see nothing wrong with putting them on the cover of Cosmo. I read it all the time."

Space Ambassador or spaced-out?

And when questioned who he'd like to see in the role of the outer space diplomat NASA's Moon said, "Why, Glenn Beck, of course. There's a man who can put the ass back in ambassador!"


LOL! I read this is the newspaper yesterday and I thought, "Wow, someone has a lot of time on their hands at the UN." But then I guess I won't be laughing when aliens DO land and we have no plans for rolling out the red carpet or hosting a big soiree for them with fancy hats and gourmet canapes. That would probablt be rude and uncivilized, I suppose. Best to put someone in charge of that stuff now. - G
nonamedufus said…
G: I think this is so totally bizarre. Like the UN hasn't better things to spend it's money on? The truth is out there, alright. Way out there!


Yeah, I'm not sure what else to say...but of course, I will.

I've now seen this from at least two bloggers, yourself and Renal Failure so this must be true. At first, I thought it was just a hoax, but then the two of you confirmed it. :)
nonamedufus said…
UR: Yeah you'll see I've linked to the news item. Just click on "Mazlan Othman" in the first paragraph. Live long and prosper.
R.W. Wells said…
Space Ambassador, space cadet or space alien bursting from John Hurts chest?
nonamedufus said…
Well if it was an ambassador, it wasn't very diplomatic. Blech!
RA said…
How very dared they forget Alan Rickman as a candidate?
00dozo said…
So, now what happens to all those Bibles??
nonamedufus said…
RA: Okay, I'm gonna take a stab at this and say you're referring to the guy from Harry Potter who played the voice of Marvin the Paranoid Android in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. How'd I do?
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Geez, you guys are really testing me today. First RA and now you. All what Bibles? Is it a cinematic reference? How many words? Ground control to Major 00dozo...
Don said…
"Gort! Klaatu barada nikto!"
RA said…
Dufus, you did grandly! But I think he should have been included for his unforgettable role in Galaxy Quest! :)
nonamedufus said…
Don: I won't stand still for that! Right on, Don.
nonamedufus said…
RA: Never saw that one. Would it be worth getting?
Quirkyloon said…
Oh me, oh my!

I'm still waiting to be called as Zombie Liason.

I'm looking forward to it.

This was hilarious Nomesters! But I am a little short on brainz this afternoon! hee hee
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: Well, you've got my vote. No one lazes better than Quirky! ha, ha
00dozo said…
I guess what I was saying is that I don't believe everything I read.

As for "Galaxy Quest", it's a humourous diversion/take-off on the original Star Trek series - it features Tim Allen and a buxom Sigourney Weaver.
injaynesworld said…
Space aliens will take one look at how we've fucked up this planet and what a screwed up species we are and they won't even stop here for gas.
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: Hey the original story was on the internet. It's gotta be true. Galaxy Quest looks like it'd be quite funny.
nonamedufus said…
Jayne: Yeah, not at these prices!
K A B L O O E Y said…
I nominate Nichelle Nicholls.
CatLadyLarew said…
In truth, I've been on a mission to other planets, which I haven't been seen around the blogosphere lately.
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: Did she receive an order from Starfleet Command to go where no man has gone before?
nonamedufus said…
Admiral Boom-Boom: Have you been calling occupants of interplanetary craft? Calling occupants of interplanetary, quite extraordinary craft?
00dozo said…
I guess what I was saying is that I don't believe everything I read.

As for "Galaxy Quest", it's a humourous diversion/take-off on the original Star Trek series - it features Tim Allen and a buxom Sigourney Weaver.

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