If you're fishing in the right place, the other end of your line might as well be in deep space for all we know about the bottom of the ocean. Of course, what you drag up is usually in the realm of what you were expecting. Other times, it seems like it's straight out of Hollywood.
It doesn't matter that this stuff is missing insignificant things like a plot, logic or even entertainment value, someone's buying these things, because the comic book industry just keeps on making them.
Watching public speaking - at a corporate seminar, a presentation, a high school assembly - is more often than not a miserable experience thanks to speakers who will dress up a 5 minute talk on the most obvious and meaningless statements about sexual harrassment with so many annoying gimmicks that everyone leaves the seminar determined to sexually
Sure, we've come a long way since the days of hanging warty women for consorting with the devil, but that doesn't mean our justice system has made it all the way out of the dark ages.
Parody and real life have essentially blended together and this is the result.
In an effort to understand how parents find the right balance between helping and staying hands-off, I recently spoke with my mom and dad about the month period in my childhood when I thought I might like wearing a dress.