“fandom nitpicking at it worse”

SandChigger | May 18, 2011

Some named Lucy used the feedback form in the Dune Encyclopedia section of the website to send me this yesterday (my time): I don’t really think your criticism of the lyrics to Inama Nushif is really fair. For one, this is a totally fictitious work.The contemporary linguists were only trying to come up with as [...]

Would composer Brian Tyler committing plagiarism…

SandChigger | October 14, 2010

… in some song lyrics way back in 2003 be something you might be interested in looking into? I’ve been trying to contact Tyler for some kind of comment for about half a year now — through the email addresses given on his website, through his Facebook and MySpace accounts, even through his agent at [...]

Inama Nushif Fremen Lyrics: Update 2

SandChigger | March 6, 2010

I re-sent my original email inquiry to the “Tyler Assistant” address given on the contact page of Brian Tyler’s website, and cc’ed the address on Tyler’s domain given for Ryan Keaveney, who is listed as the go-to guy for “website inquiries”. The latter immediately bounced, so I guess that explains why some of the website [...]