I present five things that bring me joy. But understand, these aren't obvious things like winning the lottery or tricking barely legal teens into high-risk sex. Instead, these are little things that result in explosive fits of happiness far greater than you would ever expect.
When Hollywood has exhausted its creativity producing prequels and sequels, it often turns to unbelievable real life events for inspiration. And while not all of these are completely embellished, unfortunately, these amazing stories often have terrible aftermaths that even Hollywood wouldn't dare to film.
ROBERT PATTINSON: I have to go to my bachelor party. But don't worry, my character has to remain appealing to even the most prudish girls, so there won't be any strippers. Just some good old-fashioned ritualistic animal killing.
We can't begin to understand how a niche form of entertainment could be appropriated by such an unrelated audience. Our gut reaction is almost always to say, 'This is a sex thing, isn't it.' But with a few exceptions, the answers are never that simple.
We all know that our favorite games, comics, movies and TV shows are probably collaborative affairs. But we as a culture just love the story of the creative genius so much that we heap tremendous praise on the rare few who manage to do it. These ... are not those people.
These are seven instances where creators poured their blood, sweat and several other more unsavory fluids into creating something and put it right in front of your face ... and you didn't even notice.
They didn't just come up with Batman or Darth Vader on the first try. We asked you to show us the ridiculous early drafts that got laughed out of the pitch session.
SPOILER ALERT: Batman is going to die.
It turns out that every single film which decides that a dude wearing pantyhose is a funny idea routinely relies upon 6 tiring cliches. These have been collated below for the benefit of bored office workers and archaeologists of the trivial.
We think of Hollywood as a liberal and socially progressive land of hippies, what with its endless fundraisers and giving awards to movies that teach us that intolerance is wrong. Yet in certain ways, movies are still way behind the times.