29 March 2002

The Beatles make a Lord Of The Rings movie? Two thoughts: 1. Thank heavens it didn’t happen, amen, amen. 2. You realize that if this had happened, the entire history of geekdom would have been reversed — the books would have become too uncool and mainstream to have spawned D&D and the entire fantasy genre, while slackjawed Boomers would still be wandering around talking about whether Frodo (Paul) or Gollum (John) was better?

29 March 2002