“You’re not a lost cause, Ric. You’re just lost. But so is Jeremy, and so am I. Our family is gone. We don’t have anybody. I’m sorry, but you don’t have anybody either, so… We’re kind of good for each other.”
Me:Harry Potter is, like, the gateway fandom. You start reading the books, then all of a sudden you have a Sonic Screw driver, you're carrying salt everywhere and awkwardly in love with Sherlock Holmes and you don't really know how any of it happened, but you're pretty sure it started because Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Dursely of 4 Privet Drive were proud to say that they were perfectly normal thank you very much.
David Foster Wallace was like, Art must be sincere! We must use every tool in the linguistic toolbox to cut through sentiment and dishonest cliche and build fresh ways to reveal the power and reality of unironized emotion.
And Mister Rogers was like, Basically the same thing, but without any shame or pretense or fear of sincerity.
space…the final frontier these are the voyages of the starship Enterprise her continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds to seek out new life and new civilizations to boldly go where no one has gone before