The Adjustable Cosmos
June 8, 2013 7:21 PM   Subscribe

The Adjustable Cosmos. "In the fifteenth century, three worthies come together to tackle the Emperor's disastrous horoscope. They lift themselves to space in their medieval vessel, braving the terrors and wonders of the of the Ptolemaic universe, to reach for the stars..." [Via]
posted by homunculus (12 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
...powered by strudel and ether. Glorious.
posted by leotrotsky at 7:52 PM on June 8, 2013

All spacecraft should have balconies.
posted by pompomtom at 8:14 PM on June 8, 2013

This is really superb. Apart from everything else, it is wonderfully written, and the writing is usually the poorest part of these efforts.
posted by George_Spiggott at 9:03 PM on June 8, 2013

mmm the politics are kind of suspect
posted by frequently at 9:57 PM on June 8, 2013

They usually are.
posted by homunculus at 11:57 PM on June 8, 2013

That was so cute!
posted by egypturnash at 12:15 AM on June 9, 2013

Venereal gleams. I'll use that next time I gaze upon the the firmament.
posted by Mario Speedwagon at 4:33 AM on June 9, 2013 [1 favorite]

That was really entertaining! Thanks for posting it.
posted by meese at 8:17 AM on June 9, 2013

And much as I love the real things, those rings of Saturn lwould portend a better universe. Or one designed by Kincaid. Or possibly both, in a Mirror, Mirror sorta way. But definitely one with more strudel.
posted by Devonian at 8:54 AM on June 9, 2013

Yeah, that was great. Watch this thing, folks.
posted by escape from the potato planet at 10:11 AM on June 9, 2013

mmm the politics are kind of suspect

Yeah, the soft left didn't get much of a look in back in the 15th century.
posted by mattoxic at 1:05 AM on June 10, 2013

Beautiful! Did anyone else get a Simpsons vibe from this? Chinlessness and musical style. But I see it's from Duncan & others in Australia.
posted by gregoreo at 5:05 AM on June 10, 2013

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