April 2, 2011

While discussing the NINJA TURTLES...

Yes. Because THAT'S the unrealistic bit.

9 comments:

  1. I also find TMNT highly unrealistic. When I asked the people at the local pet shop why my turtles kept dying when all I fed them on was pizza, they threw me out and called the RSPCA!

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  2. How is it unrealistic?! MY anthropomorphic, talking turtles are doing fine and they've been living in the sewer for a good year!

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  3. my sister got turtles as a kid and the booklet that came with specifically said not to feed them pizza, namechecking TMNT in the process

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  4. Here's another forehead slapping newsflash for him: radiation won't give him superpowers. But don't tell him. Let him find that out the hard way.

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  5. Yes- that's the biggest problem with fiction: it is never non-fiction. I mean, who has the time to waste on anything that's not real?

    He was in a Comic Book Shop looking for science textbooks and official biographies, right?

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  6. I'm less stunned by what he said than the fact that it took him this long to openly state that.

    TMNT has been around something like 25 years now?

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  7. I ... ju ... was this his first exposure to Turtle Power?

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  8. Fiction rule of thumb: the audience will only accept one big lie, no more. Thus he can accept the mutant turtles, but not that they could survive in the sewer.

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  9. They were BORN in the sewer! People born in Detroit continue to live there. Case closed.

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