The actual real world, and the entire history of that world, is often very shitty, insane and/or fucking boring. This is why I love fiction, why I seek out fantasy worlds and re-imagined histories.
This is why part of me wants to believe that perhaps Abraham Lincoln was actually a Vampire Slayer from The Matrix who does slow motion axe-karate to Johnny Cash techno remixes.
Because Thomas Jefferson punching a fucking gorilla and George Washington fighting a tiger. Because JFK hunting aliens, Washington killing zombies and FDR walking all over Giant Robots.
Because fuck history.
Think about it - the Daniel Day-Lewis movie about Lincoln will be amazing, but let's be honest here. That is a batshit-crazy
depressing story: the horrors of slavery, war, a squat, homely wife with a
serious head injury, getting shot in the fucking skull.
My life is already black and horrible enough as it is -- and reality is just too real.
I think 'LauraTickled" probably sums up it best.
Wow. It's just so good to know people out there share my deepest thoughts and appreciation for fine fiction.
Yes. Yes, I will go see a movie about Abraham Lincoln knife-fighting Dracula.
And, yes, I'll watch a movie with UFOS, Space Nazis, President Sarah Palin, and a Dude Who Isn't Will Smith Saying Stupid Shit That Will Smith Would Say If This Was Really Will Smith.
I think ReplyGirl's boobs say it best.
It looks like really, really, realllly cool... Joo York is getting inbaded ... I mean, what can we do?
I agree with everything your breasts were saying, lady. God bless America.