Posts tagged “important questions”

  1. wait, are you Scottish? I thought you were from Birmingham this is unrelated but do you consider Coventry "the north" Do they not have cell phones in Scotland? Wait, did he just say "did you hear the truth squeaking?" Is everyone okay Why are they complaining about creaks in this beautiful mansion, that seems churlish Why can't they all agree on having one to three accents, I count six people and 900 accents in this one scene…

  2. TEA AND SYMPATHY: okay this is Tom, who is Morrissey
    Tom has beautiful hair and ten thousand sweaters and no one understands him

    ME [quietly, from the audience]: oh my God
    I understand him

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  3. 1. Why can't I find your menu online? 2. Do you have WiFi, and do you kick people out if they've been sitting at a table using your WiFi and making a show of drinking cold coffee for, say, a couple of hours, and all their food is long gone? 3. When exactly did you open? Because I must tell you, I only heard about your establishment a few days ago, and I am the…

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  4. I know that I am not the only Toast reader who was regularly scolded for sitting on the sidelines and reading a book during recess. It is when we enter a lively discussion about the dubious science/historical accuracy/ psychological validity of a beloved book series that I feel most connected to you all. So when Mallory brought up the topic—first through Twitter, and then on this very site—of the scientific basis of Animorphs, I…

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  5. Previously, and pertinently: Questions Brought On By The "I, Frankenstein" Trailer. Original Question: Why would someone say “Frankenstein. The rumors are true” about a Frankenstein monster? There are no Frankenstein rumors; it was a book. Frankenstein isn’t like vampires; there aren’t old Central European legends about errant Frankensteins living in the woods and hating gargoyles. There aren’t any Frankenstein rumors. There is a Frankenstein novel. The character saying “The rumors are true” does as as he literally pulls…

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