Did you know that beloved Disney princess and mermaid Ariel and ultimate fitboy and demigod Hercules share ancestors? They are cousins. How do we figure? Well, settle in for a bit of Greek mythological history. Hercules’s father was Zeus. As most of us know, Zeus was quite infamous for sleeping around with all kinds of […]
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Wordy von Writish is a thirty-something writer of words. Words are love, words are life.
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Said by: Simon Masrani in Jurassic World
If you are on Facebook, you can’t ignore the ‘proud parents’ posting about every cute, smart or funny thing their kid does. Sometimes it’s a video of said kid taking some wobbly steps or petting a goat. Other times it’s a quite disgusting picture of the kid trying and failing to eat ice cream. In […]
Said by: Eleanor Shellstrop in The Good Place, season 1, episode 13
In 2012 the film adaptation of The Hunger Games hit theatres. In a post apocalyptic version of the United States, 24 children from 12 districts are chosen and thrown into an arena to kill and survive. The evil Capitol uses the catchphrase: “May the odds be ever in your favour.” But can you do that? […]
Netflix movie ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser‘ is the classic tale of the ugly duckling falling for the handsome jock-guy. In this cliché riddled modern teen drama the high school ‘kids’ are, as always, in their twenties and speaking like they have an autocue nearby. Fact: in real life people do not. And we never […]
Said by Red Skull to Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War
The Dutch Council of State has ruled that Pastafarians are not allowed to wear a colander on their passport photograph. The main reason for this is that it’s not a ‘real’ religion. The Council deemed wearing a colander to lack seriousness. Sure. Because covering your head with a cloth or putting a quarter of a […]
Said by Edna Mode to Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible in Incredibles 2.
Said by P. T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) in The Greatest Showman.