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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Michael Dorn on reddit about his proposed "Worf" show

Robyn Stewart ( [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']

<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><div>Yup, he has nothing good to say about us. His piece in Earthlings: Ugly Bags of Mostly Water made me disinclined to put any energy into lobbying for his show.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>He is fairly contemptuous of fandom in general, but I saw an airplane he used to own and it had the tlhIngan wo' Degh on the ngaDmoHwI' chong.&nbsp;</div><div><br>On Oct 18, 2015, at 4:19, "Michael Roney, Jr." &lt;<a href="";></a>&gt; wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><div dir="ltr">I met Dorn at a Con in Dallas circa 2010.<div>We were chatting for a bit and things were going along well until I mentioned that I was the translator behind the Jenolan Caves tour that he had just heard about in Australia.</div><div>The moment I brought up the Klingon language, he turned to his handler, asked where the restroom was, and left.</div><div><br></div><div>I told the story to someone shortly thereafter and they replied that Dorn doesn't like the language.</div><div>Among other things, I was told that he feels that we have ruined Shakespeare.</div><div><br></div><div>~naHQun</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sun, Oct 18, 2015 at 6:44 AM, De'vID <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href=""; target="_blank"></a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><a href=""; rel="noreferrer" target="_blank"></a><br>
Q: "Hi Mr. Dorn, thanks for doing this AMA! How fluent are you in Klingon?"<br>
A: "Not at all."<br>
Anyone from the KLI in contact with him to offer coaching?<br>
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