Zack: The temptation here is to address the picture. To talk about the ridiculous fatness or the almost random scale of his body parts, but I suggest we delve into the text.
Steve: Seems like a pretty reasonable life arc. Eat horses until you're so fat your parents force you into the high-stakes world of Sumo. Happens all the time.
Zack: ESPN 3's late night programming is littered with spherical southerners weened on the waste products of distilleries.
Steve: You've got to give him credit for finishing high school. A lot of guys in his position would see the opportunity and drop out for Sumo.
Zack: But Bluegrass wasn't interested in Sumo, he sought a quiet life assembling miniature dollhouse furniture for Japanese dioramas.
Steve: He became a professional text messager.
Zack: A baby's glove model.
Steve: A teacup chihuahua neurosurgeon.
Zack: The court reporter for IRS v. Micro Machine Man.
Steve: Whatever he does, I hope he's happy! That's all that matters.
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
Zack Parsons, Steve "Malak" Sumner, and friends tackle bizarre role playing game products that make them wonder, "What the fuck!?" From the early days of Gygax to contemporary role playing games, none will be spared.