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cynical parallels: seeing what you want to seeRegardless of you political leanings or affiliations (we all have them) one observation should be self-evident; the vitriolic language used by both sides of the current media circus became very tiresome a long time ago, and the inclusion of political correctness has only added a level of insanity if not unintended stupidity to a drama that did not need any more excuses to be ignored.
Several years ago a brilliant graphic novel series called -Transmetropolitan- excoriated the corrupt political system in the future. The foul mouthed protagonist named Spider Jerusalem who is a journalist has been forced to return to -The City- due to contractual obligations (A.K.A. threats) to write two books that were paid for in advance five years previously. He's forced to leave his beloved (and well armed) mountain refuge and once again immerse himself in the sounds, smells, and what passes for normal life of -the city- which he absolutely hates, and says so, repeatedly. The ironic thing about this ar
A Small, Everyday Drama (contains swearing)DRAMATIS PERSONAE:
ATHALOUR: A middle-aged, messy-haired fantasy writer.
ZAPPA: A black cat.
JOPLIN: A tortoiseshell cat.
GRIFFIN: A burmese cat, ATHALOUR's special baby.
A quiet household lounge, evening.
ATHALOUR is sitting on the couch watching TV, with ZAPPA curled up next to her. JOPLIN is asleep on the couch slightly further down. We hear the sound of the freshly repaired water feature and the cheerful burble of the TV. ATHALOUR is stroking ZAPPA's tummy. A pot of tea steams gently on the table.
ATHALOUR: Stop that!
ATHALOUR taps JOPLIN gently on the butt with the TV remote.
JOPLIN hisses and jumps off the couch, startling ZAPPA, who stomps off in a huff.
GRIFFIN jumps onto the coffee table, looking for a saucer of milk. When he sees there is no milk, he sprays pee over the table and TV remote.
ATHALOUR (shouts): Oi!!!!
GRIFFIN gets a terrible fright and charges off.
ATHALOUR (with feeling): Fuc
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