The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Adventure Tale: Yes But No
I had the kewlest idea for an action-adventure movie, in which our dashing heroine must outwit the unwashed, print-shop-operating, short-statured survivors of an ancient South American civilization; then it was pointed out that "Indiana Bobbi and the Stinky, Pygmy, Inky Incas" was gonna make announcer's heads explode. (Then there's the problem of 'em not being especially short, nor ever less familiar with bathing than, say, classical Romans. Frikkin' reality!)
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."