My Favorite Cards

Voice Card  -  Volume 19  -  John Card Number 4  -  Mon, Mar 18, 1991 2:05 AM

This is ONE OF 3 responses to VC 18 John 5 ("Best Card of 1990")...

My choices for the best original voice cards of 1990 are:

I will follow Drury's lead by nominating my favorite card which quotes from some other source. Paul clearly dominates this field, and there are many cards to choose from, but my favorite is: Stuart's wonderful poetry demands a separate category. My favorite beastiary poem of 1990 is: Stuart is also the king of creative titles. There are so many it's hard to choose. I especially liked "Suffering Succatash" and "Hallohioween." But one of Paul's titles was sufficiently clever to tie for first place. My two nominations for best voice card title are: Finally, I would like to make a special nomination for Card of Least Apparent Redeeming Value, the voice card that best embodies the ponarvian spirit. This card was born amidst the branches of our second great gender debate (Can men and women be "just friends", Dick & Jane, etc.).

In volume 14 Suzanne gave this debate a startling twist by changing the subject to, of all things, lettuce. Over the next few volumes I watched with amazement as one member after another chimed in with heated opinions. Against all odds, Suzanne's brilliantly twisted topic struck a nerve! And so my nomination for the special ponarv award goes to: