That rather resembles a Computer Science professor I had in college.
Does this fellow drive a Trans Am with the screaming chicken on the hood like in Smokey and the Bandit?
Same search, swapping the gender, page one of Google results.
This is one reason why I won’t shut up about it.
Lexical ambiguity in language searching is part of the problem, as one can guess with the “getting girls” interpretation near the end of the first page.
The results are a bit more grounded more even if one searches on “encouraging girls to read” (12.8 million hits) or “encouraging boys to read” (11.4 million hits).
What the first search results suggest about the mindset of the web is far more pervasive and insidious.
Firefly | This is the entire show in one perfect sentence.
Reblogging this again because I’m re-watching the show and think this quote captures the essence of it. Gosh I forgot how much I love this show.
That might be one of the best loglines I’ve ever read. In a sense, it’s the logline any writer should aim for with an ensemble cast.
But you’re absolutely right that Serenity nails it. Nine distinct characters each with their own “world views.” The stories arise from the space between any two of them.
This is one of those times I hate being a grownup. Or at least hate being expected to be a grownup. Because it’s not supposed to be like this. It’s supposed to be okay by now.
(Having a freakout.)
OH!! I missed the Twinkie tag! [Which is not something you hear every day, but still sounds reassuringly comforting.]
it’s 30 ft long and 600lbs! see the lil’ dude?
Yeah, I did, but the thing is—we’re talking about Harold Ramis. So that could be either a seriously-heavily-armed recreational vehicle or a massive Twinkie. Or both! Except Winnebagos would be somewhat over 600 lbs, wouldn’t they? Okay, so by process of elimination it must be a Twinkie.
Do you think Narcissus would’ve stopped to take a selfie?