Good Idea: Bruce Lee Kung Fu movies
Bad Idea: Robert E. Lee Kung Fu movies
Badder Idea: Brenda Lee Kung Fu movies
Worse Idea: Geddy Lee Kung Fu movies
Good Idea: Batman
Bad Idea: Ballman
Good Idea: The Lone Ranger
Bad Idea: The Strange Loner
Good Idea: Spiderman
Bad Idea: Centipedeman. Earthwormman is even worse. ("We'll drive him to the surface -- with electricity!" gloated the Fisherman, his arch-nemesis).
...It's probably a good thing I don't write scenarios for comic books. (It did occur to me today that soap operas and anime have much the same scripts and themes; one could take audio recordings of "Days Of The Young And Restless Guiding Light," animate to them, and make a mint sellin' em to fans! ...Or not).
CHICAGO RAILROAD FAIR, 1948
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