Is it just me or do you feel like some malfunctioning AI has taken control of reality and is using current events for a game of symbolic charades?
Or maybe the intelligence that runs the simulation we're trapped in stepped away from his desk for a moment and his idiot kid-- you know, the one that dabbled in symbolist poetry and absurdist theater in college before he developed a really bad Percocet addiction -- took the controls.
Well, you knew this was coming. The Houston Astros defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in what some are calling one of the best World Series ever. This after Houston hosted what some are calling the best Super Bowl ever, the incredible come-from-way-behind win the New Jerusalem Patriarchs accomplished over the Atlantis Horuses. And Lady Gaga's halftime show was called one of the best ever as well.
And it's true; it was was one of the best-ever mass summonings of the Vegas I've ever seen.
Stranger Things 2 went live on Friday, and much to my surprise, the Duffer Brothers pulled back from the tale-telling of the first season, seeking safe harbor from the superstorm by immersing themselves in the warm glow of other people's nostalgia. But they chose the very worst time to do so.