Why mortality was invented

Gamma: “Gah. This movie is so long!”
Gamma’s father: “But just think: if you were going to be executed when it was over, it would seem too short.”

7 responses to “Why mortality was invented

  1. Ah, that’s a very interesting way to put it.

  2. beta

    remember: you are not roald dahl. bisous

  3. mig

    i think he was a mean drunk, whereas i tend to get maudlin.

  4. Actually, I think a bad movie would be too long even if I were going to be executed afterward. It’s not as though I could pay attention, and as for “learning something”… Just shoot me!

  5. mig

    “And before we execute you, you have to watch this Kevin Costner movie!”

  6. was she watching “Nausicaaaaa of the Valley of the Wind?” Roo said, halfway through, “This movie is so LONG!”, but not being as clever as you, i didn’t have any sort of justification to offer her other than, “it’ll be over soon,” and then, “you know, you don’t have to watch it if you don’t want to.”