had actually met Babylon 5 producer J. Michael Straczynski
at a science fiction convention several months earlier. At the event, a fan suggested she put in a cameo appearance on the show. Straczynski liked the idea, and contacted Barrett to arrange it. See more
Vir (Stephen Furst
) claims that "Zocalo" means "Great Marketplace"; series creator J. Michael Straczynski made the same claim in a post on the web. In fact, "zocalo" is the Spanish word for "plinth"; it's become associated with "central square" because the main plaza in Mexico City is called the Zocalo. The name was attached to that plaza when the plinth to a monument for the 100th anniversary of Mexican independence was installed covering most of the plaza. The monument was never constructed, and the plinth eventually removed, but the name remained. Many towns and cities across Mexico now refer to their central plazas as "Zocalos". See more
No! No, this report is totally inappropriate. You have to do it again.
But, Londo, why? I've spent weeks working on this report. I didn't even sleep on the flight back from Minbar so I could go over it again. I've checked every single detail myself. It's absolutely accurate.
Yes, Vir, I'm sure it is, and that is the problem.
And here: "The Minbari put great emphasis on art, literature, and music." Yes, but say instead they are decadent people interested only in the pursuit of...