Tarantulas revisited on Oprah

T-kid's mom

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Hi Everyone,

I haven't posted in quite a while. However, on Monday, October 4 the Oprah show is going to show a clip from the episode with Elizabeth and her tarantulas and give a brief update on what she is doing now.

Thought some of you might be interested!

Susan
 

BillyG

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Holy <edit>!The Oprah Winfrey Show!?for real?:eek:I think Ts usually go to The Discovery Chanel,Oprah Show is huuuuge!
 
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T-kid's mom

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Billy, she was on six years ago so the clip will be from then. She bred a pair of red phase G. rosea on the show. Things didn't go quite as planned in rehearsal. I think Oprah was more interested in spider porn than the science, which threw E a bit off base... But it was still pretty cool. That was the year she made the rounds with her spiders on tv, with Oprah, Leno, and Ellen. She had to turn down Danza because it would have violated a contract with Ellen and then she did GMA but it was pre-empted by the big Tsunami.
 

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Hi girl,I've had google this Elizabeth on oprah show,Elizabeth Alice Mule,New Orlean,Louisiana.Is that you?:confused:plus you know her so well,omg you are famous!!
 
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Tim Benzedrine

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I'm glad you posted about it, Susan. Oprah is often on in the background here at Chez Benzedrine, but I usually don't pat any particular attention to what's on. I'll make a note to be sure to tune in!
 

T-kid's mom

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That's us. Elizabeth is my daughter. We're in Texas now, though. Hurricane Katrina chased us away...
 

BillyG

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That's us. Elizabeth is my daughter. We're in Texas now, though. Hurricane Katrina chased us away...
Oh that's so bad,but you'll love texas,I'm from houston,texas!you must be so proud of you daughter,and I'm so proud of y'all!oprah show is real deal!I already missed the remembering Michael Jackson one,so I definitely gonna watch this one!:clap::clap::clap:
 

T-kid's mom

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We're also in the Houston area. E might also be on a local cable show soon. I'll try to let you know.
 

Stopdroproll

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I was wondering what happened to her. She used to post here occasionally.
 

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Thanks for the info. i'll have to remember to watch.
 

T-kid's mom

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Stopdroproll, she's still in the hobby. She just doesn't post on the boards so much. She's still interested in venom research and may ultimately pursue venom research as a career or she may go to med school. She has lots of time to decide! Right now, she's in college majoring in Biology.
 

T-kid's mom

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E didn't make the promo at all and I'm not really sure how her segment fits into today's episode. I hope the show told me the right thing. I guess if they do show it, it's only going to be for a few seconds...
 

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I just watched it. It was short, but at least they gave Elizabeth a bit of face-time in her update! It was fun seeing her on Oprah again, too! I've been kinda aware of her continuing interest in biology via Facebbok, of course, having looked at her participation on field trips. Way to go Elizabeth!:cool:
 

Tim Benzedrine

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Yeah, but that's more time than any of the rest of us can claim to have been on Oprah as far as I know.
 

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I agree.. 20 seconds on air is better than no air time at all.. Congrats.. :)
 

T-kid's mom

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I think they did a pretty good job this time. I wasn't totally happy with the original bit they did, but this one was good for the hobby, I think.
 

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Hey Susan,

Thanks for the heads up. I set it to record and watched it late last night. I can not believe how big Elizabeth got. I remember watching the original segment when it first aired. <feeling REALLY old> :eek: lol

The kids said to send their love and tell you all that they miss you (us too). ;)

Very proud! :clap:
 
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