May 3, 2007 10:08 PM   Subscribe

I'll send a check for 5 bucks to the first person who can find online video of the Unarian appearance on Letterman.
posted by serazin at 10:10 PM on May 3, 2007

"Unarius" sounds like it should be a dirty word, sort of like "Uranus", I guess.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 10:20 PM on May 3, 2007

Huh huh huh. He said 'your anus' huh huh huh
posted by ZachsMind at 10:26 PM on May 3, 2007

I come to you in this time and this moment, in 1980 to tell you blah blah blah blah blah.

They invented cable television in an alternate reality back then. Probably by now they've gotten around to flying cars!
posted by ZachsMind at 10:29 PM on May 3, 2007


Whoops. I spoke too soon (second link). Not flying cars. Flying aliens coming outta little landlocked spaceships. Since when are aliens birds? WTF? Isn't it the flying saucer that's supposed to fly? I don't get it. Maybe the birds were supposed to carry the flying saucer TO the stars? What is the air speed velocity of a flying saucer laden swallow, anyway? And how they supposed to carry the thing? by the beak? Is it a question of where they grip it, or is it a matter of weight ratios, or perhaps we should glue the birds' feet to the flying saucer, and then startle them all so that they'll start flapping their wings at the same time...
posted by ZachsMind at 10:38 PM on May 3, 2007


Could be worse actually. At least The Unariusians are not Scary Christian Alien Puppet Dudes. Caution. This is major cringeworthy, and may cause drowsiness. I recommend dramamine. ...or maybe pot.
posted by ZachsMind at 10:41 PM on May 3, 2007 [1 favorite]

Is it me, or does their chorus suck the big one? I kept having Monty Python flashbacks during all their "Starship Hope" video.

Uriel's video message is a baffling one too. I still don't get the point of dressing like a Musketeer.
posted by Iosephus at 10:41 PM on May 3, 2007

"Is it me, or does their chorus suck the big one?"

Most religions carry around a big duffel bag of big ones to suck on whenever they think no one's looking but everyone is.

All these religions about aliens are hogwash. Everyone knows that the Xists are going to visit this world and rid it of all the Normals while raising we few deserving Mutants to godhood just as soon as July 5th 1998 rolls around. When that time comes, everybody fasten their seatbelts cuz it's gonna be a bumpy ride.
posted by ZachsMind at 10:45 PM on May 3, 2007

It's almost as if people insist on bullshit.

We have a winner. And it ain't us.
posted by joe lisboa at 10:51 PM on May 3, 2007

Also priceless: A Pictorial Tour of The 22nd Interplanetary Conclave of Light. You just can't fake something like the interplanetary procession that ends with the car-carried flying saucer (I guess it would be a driving saucer?) that opens up and releases pigeons. It requires way too much true nuttiness.
posted by Iosephus at 10:53 PM on May 3, 2007

I come to you in this time and this moment, in 1980

You have to give her a lot of credit for not going with the standard "Nehru jacket of the future" outfit. She's got a pretty sweet steampunk look going on.
posted by well_balanced at 10:55 PM on May 3, 2007

Her outfit reminded me of the days when I used to gallavant about in leather and tights at Renaissance festivals drinking beer and wearing pseudo 16th century clothes that actual people in the 1500s would not have been caught dead wearing. I didn't care at the time cuz I was drunk, and the ladies were wearing corsets. Thank whatever gods you happen to be privy to that this Uriel woman didn't bother with the corset. That would have been frightening.

Radiances and infinite peace, love, and naked rabbits. Seacrest out.
posted by ZachsMind at 11:18 PM on May 3, 2007

Celestia and I have often hosted these good "people" at our bubble-dome on Gluteus Prime.
posted by rob511 at 11:43 PM on May 3, 2007

posted by ldenneau at 12:38 AM on May 4, 2007

I usually avoid commenting on other people's beliefs; live and let live, yaknow. However, I got a kick from this passage about martian religion:

There are none of the familiar churches and steeples in their cities. Worship is not a pagan-like bowing down to some mythical god (or gods), but a twice daily observance to the Great Infinite Creative Source, and there is a once weekly community observance giving thanks to this Source.

They must thank Source (twice) everyday (and once on Solday) they don't bow down to some mythical God like us earthians do!
posted by BozoBurgerBonanza at 7:27 AM on May 4, 2007

posted by ldenneau at 12:38 AM on May 4 [+]

I do think you have a point about this. It kind of sucks to post something that basically just says - "look at these freaks!" so ya, point taken.
posted by serazin at 7:55 AM on May 4, 2007

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