Brad Pitt Trims His Beard; Megan Fox Gets Tattoo to Honor Mickey Rourke; Robert Pattison: I’ll Probably Die by 30 (he looks very happy in the photo); Marion Cotillard Talks about People Living Inside Her; Pakistanis Arrest American Hunting Bin Laden (our allies. Hm.); Police Office Punches Woman in Jaywalking Incident; Woman Voted for Alvin Green because it sounded like Al Green; GOP Congressman Accuses Himself of Blatant Conflict of Interest; Three-year-old Survives Dad’s Murder Suicide Rampage, Hides Behind Trash Can for 12 Hours After Being Shot; Somali Soccer Fans Executed for Watching World Cup Match; Louisiana Rep Suggests BP CEO Should Commit Suicide; Miley Cyrus: “I’m Not Trying to be Slutty” …
When real headlines are indistinguishable from The Onion, it’s either time to go back to bed or escape into some fiction because the real world is too surreal this morning.
I was full of righteous indignation when I started this rant. However, as I look through the real news, I understand why we run to the surreal.
Fiction is my escape hatch. Time to go make some.