Theme Songs and Title Sequences: True Blood
I break down the #TrueBlood title sequence by @digitalkitchen
True Bloodhas devolved from a delicious, mystery-driven, Southern Gothic evisceration of societal mores to a lukewarm pool of bloody literalism. When you ditch the metaphorical drugs, religious persecution, and prejudice (obvious though they may have…
Michael Deacon, “Don’t make fun of renowned Dan Brown” (The Telegraph)
The comment section isn’t bad, either, and maybe that tells you more about the quality of the article than my putting a quote here. (Also, I couldn’t pick just one quote. Read the freaking article, yo.)
Things Neighbors Say
A minute ago I thought I heard my upstairs neighbor loudly proclaiming (jokingly, I think?) into the phone that “I’m going to shove her dildo up your ass.”
And that seemed normal enough.
But then about 30 seconds later she repeated it, thrice, and I realized she said “steel toe.”
“I’m going to shove her steel-toe up your ass.”
Which just leads me to so many questions.
Which would really be better?
Was the joking, presumed playfully sexual connotation of the first sentence now a joking threat?
What is the significance of them being “her” steel-toe boots?
How much do I love a person who doesn’t just say ‘I’m going to shove a boot up your ass’ but really takes the time to specifize it, personalize it, add those important touches?