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Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson on Life, Marriage Proposals, and His Unwavering Belief in The Creator
The Christain Post ^ | 1 September, 2013 | Melissa Barnhart

Posted on 09/01/2013 5:02:54 PM PDT by Errant

Silas Merritt Robertson, who's best known as "Uncle Si" on A&E's most watched reality television show "Duck Dynasty" spoke with The Christian Post about his new book, Si-Cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle that will be available on Sept. 3.

Even though Si appears to be someone who could never run out of anecdotal stories – regardless of how exaggerated they might be – he told CP that he didn't want to write a book about his life, because he felt that with having served in the military for 25 years, he hadn't created enough memories with his family to share with his fans.

"I was in the military, so I told my wife that I was never there for the kids when they were growing up. And she said, 'oh yeah you were. Let me go get a photo album.' And she was showing me dressed as a bunny rabbit, rooster, and Santa Claus during Christmas time. Personally, I didn't feel that I was there enough," Si commented.

But with pressure mounting against him, Si finally relented and agreed to write a book about his life.

"They just kept bothering me, so I said, OK."

In his book, Si shares a spattering of stories about his childhood – skipping school to go fishing with his older brothers – and how he managed to earn A's at Louisiana Tech after he skipped most of his classes during an entire semester.

(Excerpt) Read more at christianpost.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: christians; duck; dynasty; faith; hollywood; robertson; si

1 posted on 09/01/2013 5:02:55 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

That’s a fact, Jack!!!!


2 posted on 09/01/2013 5:06:58 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Errant

I’ve never seen the program.

I’m downloading the first episode right now. Guess I’ll see what the big deal is.


3 posted on 09/01/2013 5:23:04 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Errant

‘What this world needs is a few more rednecks’.....Charlie Daniels


4 posted on 09/01/2013 5:25:58 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

I haven’t seen it either, lol. Must be good though... ;)


5 posted on 09/01/2013 5:29:02 PM PDT by Errant
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To: tflabo

Especially in urban areas...


6 posted on 09/01/2013 5:30:01 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

It’s additive. First time I watched it didn’t seem like much, but I made the mistake of watching it again. Hooked. For me it’s a walk back in time to my beloved South that I still miss so much.


7 posted on 09/01/2013 5:32:04 PM PDT by WVNan
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To: WVNan

Rather it be additive than subtractive (duckn & runnn)

I think you mean addictive, but the spell checquer tolled ewe sew.


8 posted on 09/01/2013 5:37:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Errant

I wish they were Catholic.


9 posted on 09/01/2013 5:48:49 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Drat, haven’t been able to spel since I gradurated from post-graduate school.


10 posted on 09/01/2013 5:53:22 PM PDT by WVNan
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Once you get a feel for the different personalities of the characters, you will appreciate the show even more so. One scene, the company’s coffeemaker broke, so the crew decided to try a coffee shop. That was the episode which hooked me.


11 posted on 09/01/2013 5:56:48 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Errant

Today I invested10 bucks for the first season on DVD from Wallyworld.
seems to be a decent,fun show.


12 posted on 09/01/2013 5:58:33 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ("don't hurt me , G 'man!")
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To: Errant

Just shows how much the Hollywierd perverts who try to push homosexuality/lesbianism, foul language, and anti-Christian propaganda are lying when they say wholesome, clean, Godly programming won’t sell.

The Robertsons are showing that there are more of us than there are them.

Duck Dynasty Bump!


13 posted on 09/01/2013 6:04:19 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Big Red Badger

I’m going to wait and watch a few episodes on Netflix with my mom, next time she comes to visit. She’s in her 70’s and I’m sure she’ll enjoy it. Might give her an excuse to visit more often. :)


14 posted on 09/01/2013 6:11:26 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

last year, May, we were on vacation, staying at a resort in Myrtle Beach. I had to make a conf call, so the kiddo turned on Duck Dynasty. Had never watched it, but absolutely love it now. I think my favorite episode, so far, is when they go to eat donuts.


15 posted on 09/01/2013 6:16:35 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: Errant

Just put Uncle Si’s book on my list, right under the new Mark Levin tome.

The dadgummed show is addictive, even with the three and four time reruns. Just good clean family entertainment.


16 posted on 09/01/2013 6:19:58 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Errant
Just read Phil Robertson's book..Happy, Happy, Happy

It's wonderful!!!!...It will bless you!

17 posted on 09/01/2013 6:28:53 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Errant
Just read Phil Robertson's book..Happy, Happy, Happy

It's wonderful!!!!...It will bless you!

18 posted on 09/01/2013 6:29:04 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Well, I have to be honest. I downloaded the very first episode and tried skimming it. The film editing sucked. Fast clip editing, random and fast zoom in and out, dizzying swings of the camera. I don’t watch anything, regardless of content, with that sort of film editing. Too damn annoying. When did the film industry come to the conclusion that jerky crap editing is somehow a substitute for quality work?

I’m sure I miss a lot of good programs with good content, but what’s the point? I watch TV to be entertained. Annoying is not in my definition of entertained.


19 posted on 09/01/2013 6:43:34 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Errant

I love DD but even if I did not, I’d be willing to fake it, because its popularity and the values drive liberals insane!!


20 posted on 09/01/2013 6:52:42 PM PDT by RRismyhero (Mr. Obama - You can keep your change.)
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To: Errant
Unwavering belief.

The best kind to have if you are having some doubt.

21 posted on 09/01/2013 7:00:04 PM PDT by Misterioso (Was born an atheist 76 years ago and haven't changed my mind.)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Fast clip editing, zooming and dizzy? I’ve never seen any of that. In fact, the opposite. It’s slow and easy going. Very laid back.

First time I happened upon the show, hubby walked in and said no way. All he saw was hicks and freaked out (cough, look in the mirror). He’s now hooked.


22 posted on 09/01/2013 8:07:02 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Errant

Love the ending; giving thanks to JESUS at the dinner table. Liberals would choke on their dinner if they sat at that table. Si should invite them over.


23 posted on 09/01/2013 8:41:40 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: WVNan

agree with you..have to watch it more than once....it grows on you like a wart. Now I watch it all the time...


24 posted on 09/02/2013 1:56:12 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: bgill

The first 5 minutes of the first episode.

I couldn’t get past that. Maybe it settles down after that, but I don’t waste the time finding out anymore.

Too bad, who knows I might have enjoyed it.


25 posted on 09/02/2013 8:10:21 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

As a child of the 60s you probably would not identify with the show. It helps if you are a redneck like me.


26 posted on 09/02/2013 9:57:03 AM PDT by WVNan
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To: WVNan; bgill
As a child of the 60s you probably would not identify with the show. It helps if you are a redneck like me.

I just ran the first 60 seconds of the first episode and counted 61 scene changes and at least 4 pointless zoom and revolving camera shots.

I simply don't find that entertaining or visually appealing. Regardless of the content.

For example, I seriously like looking at attractive women (I am NOT of the metro-sexual generation). Never pass it up. But you get these Victoria Secret things on TV and I can't stand them. If I'm not allowed to focus on a shot for over 1/2-1 seconds (over and over), that's crappy editing.

Editing, not content is my gripe.

27 posted on 09/02/2013 11:03:20 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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