Finally! Something to avenge!
by Thom Yee
I know what it’s like. To want so desperately not to, but to know it as an inevitability. Dread it. Run from it. But always arriving at the same conclusion: You hate people. But don’t worry. So do I. And honestly, I think… no, I know that if I had had the chance, I would get rid of half of them too. At least that many. Starting with the people who won’t shut up in movie theatres. Because it’s precisely that type of person, one with no regard for those around them and the injustices they inflict on others, that led to the type of hatred I felt for people while watching Avengers: Endgame. I suppose, though, when it comes to something like Endgame, that, like Thanos’ mad scheme to kill half the universe, getting mad at awful people is ultimately little more than a game of numbers — combine the release of one of the most anticipated movies of our age with the longest running time ever for a superhero movie and attending that movie on its very first day of release and of course the odds heavily favour that at least one idiot would have to come to my showing and not be able to keep his mouth shut. And that he would have friends. Anticipation + Time + Overstimulation + People = Catastrophe. Continue reading