Wednesday, January 17, 2007

More Signs of the Apocalypse

A woman dies from drinking too much water. And she did it on purpose!!!  Hey kids, I'm going to be in a radio promotion contest to see who can drink the most bottles of Evian before having to take a pee -- your dinner's in the oven. The good news is that she won a video game. The better news is how much her kids are going to get when the suit is settled.

Another sign -- The Wiggles. Sorry, but those four nerdy men singing and dancing for little kids creep me out.

A third sign -- America mourns the loss of more than 3000 soldiers during our four and a half years in Iraq and Afghanistan. But no one talks about the 34,000 Iraqi men, women, and children who died in the fighting last year alone. 

Sign No.4: People saying PENIS and VAGINA on daytime TV. EEEEWWWWWW. TMI. I guess I've become one of those "more sensitive viewers" they try not to offend. The first time I felt the EEEWWW -- TMI factor was while watching an episode of The Sopranos. Tony was at the strip club in an office "doing" a naked young woman from behind. [What was that audition like?] The camera was positioned in front of the woman, just to the side and slightly beneath her right shoulder, so we got an action shot of her contorted face along with a voluptuous close up of her large breasts hanging and flanging back and forth. PLUS we also got to watch Tony's expression with his hands pulling back on her hips as he jackhammered his body into her. Talk about gratuitous.

I've seen porn that was less pornographic. Okay, it was on HBO where that shit happens.  But I remember thinking, "I'm PAYING for this?  The good news is that the whole thing was so absurd, I finally laughed at something on that show, which has never been a comedy as far as I'm concerned.

Sorry for the digression.  Where was I?

Sign No.5: They finally find a kid alive, four years after his abduction and the only question the media asks is, "How come he didn't try to escape?" 

Here's another:  The Bears are 14 and 3, but no one thinks they're winners.

There will be more.


gaboatman said...

Mrs. L
That number fine... I'm with you on this one!  With all the missing kids that never came home, ever, they have the best news possible.  After four years, most of the hope of a child still being alive is gone, and they find one... still alive.  They return him to his ecstatic parents then publicly wonder all over the air waves why the kid did not try and escape.

At that age, when a kidnapper tells you that he will come back and murder your entire family if you try to escape, you tend to believe him.  It is really nobody's business, anyway.  Just be happy the boy was found and the man will never be able to get his hands on another child.

ladeeoftheworld said...

I heard someone on the radio saying, "The older kid is creepy.  There has to be something wrong with him, not escaping."  How could anyone take such a perspective???