Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Why Hasn't JJ Abrams Contacted Me About a Creative Writing Project?
So last night in a dream, I noticed a bowl of dog food at my feet.
I thought, "I wonder what dog food tastes like?" And then I picked up a kibble and munched.
"It's kind of bland. But the after-taste is bad. No wonder they have bad breath."
Then I walked away.
Are you kidding me? In a chance to fly above the tree tops, go back or forward in time, to possess any super power--I chose to taste dog food?
Good grief! With a bright imagination such as this, it's only a matter of time until J.J. Abrams of Alias, Lost and Fringe contacts me.
Abrams: "Lid, we're stuck on a scene in which the "real" Earth's Fringe Team investigates people who have been put into an unbreakable trance by a mysterious box. Any creative ideas about what substance in the box could put such a hold on people?"
Me: "Yes! Just as Agent Olivia Dunham arrives on the scene of citizens walking around in various states of zombieness, she notices several mysterious boxes of dry dog food opened and strewn about. Suddenly, she thinks, 'Hey. I've always wondered what this tastes like .... "