We’ve become a bunch of sad sacks, waiting for a loaded, vigilante superdaddy to make it all better. David Wong explains.
#4. Only Raw Talent and Wealth Make Someone Fit to Be in Charge
Tell me if you can spot what is similar about each of these hero-vs.-villain match-ups:
Superman vs. Lex Luthor
Batman vs. The Joker
Batman vs. Bane
Tony Stark vs. Obadiah Stane
Tony Stark vs. Whiplash
In each of those instances, the match-up is between a person who inherited his wealth and/or abilities and a self-made man who came up from nothing. And each time, we’re rooting for the former.
“What?” you say, “You want us to root for the Joker, you sick bastard?”
No. I’m saying the movie made it so that that was your only other choice.
When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)
Do I really have to add yahoo to my tumblr savior?
“The Moody Couch”
I WANT THIS.
Where the fcuk do you buy this?
What is this and why don’t I have it