you will fight
and it will
you will crawl
calm as the sea.
You are allowed
to sink into your bed.
You are allowed
to jump into the fire.
I have yet
to outrun myself,
how often I have tried.
It sounded old. Deserve. Old and tired and beaten to death. Deserve. Now it seemed to him that he was always saying or thinking that he didn’t deserve some bad luck, or some bad treatment from others. He’d told Guitar that he didn’t ‘deserve’ his family’s dependence, hatred, or whatever. That he didn’t even ‘deserve’ to hear all the misery and mutual accusations his parents unloaded on him. Nor did he ‘deserve’ Hagar’s vengeance. But why shouldn’t his parents tell him their personal problems? If not him, then who? And if a stranger could try to kill him, surely Hagar, who knew him and whom he’d thrown away like a wad of chewing gum after the flavor was gone—she had a right to try to kill him too.
Apparently he though he deserved only to be loved—from a distance, though—and given what he wanted. And in return he would be…what? Pleasant? Generous? Maybe all he was really saying was: I am not responsible for your pain; share your happiness with me but not your unhappiness."
We used to only have a Kevin Smith story about Superman Lives. Now we’re going to get the entire epic (of it not being an epic).
#5. The Death of Superman Lives: A Documentary About the Most Hilarious Cinematic Near-Miss
Filmmaker Jon Schnepp created a full-length documentary recounting the entire $190 million debacle called The Death of Superman Lives, which features interviews with Smith, Burton, Cage, and other people who were aboard this cinematic Hindenburg before it went down in flames.
Hey Arnold grown up - Stoop Kid.
Stoop Kid left the stoop and majored in Psychology. He’s now working on a Master of Social Work.