You can feel it in the air.
Like the sour sweet wind that blows, and denotes that Halloween is , in fact, Grinch night.
It’s subtle, so small if you weren’t paying attention you’d almost miss it. But nevertheless it’s there.
Dogs are looking nervously to the horizon. There’s a higher percentage of sick days being reported…as if a collective very bad feeling is occurring world wide.
The Mayan calendar predicted it to a 1/100th percentile accuracy, although they deny it as an aberration.
In Upstate New York…a women cannot comfort her crying child.A Homeless man in Chicago committed suicide, by hanging himself off of a bridge, his cardboard sign pinned to his shabby overcoat. It bears a simple message. “Not Again.”
The message boards on Fark are angrier than usual, anxious, even as if they can feel it happening too.
And far away, on a porch, an old married couple feels it.
GEORGE: You smell that , Mother?
ENID: Sure, do George.
GEORGE: Yep. My bones don’t lie.
ENID: No they do not.They never do.
GEORGE: Smackdown’s comin.
Prepare ye…for it cometh as surely as the snows of the Canadian winter.
The Smackdown returns this fall.
TOPIC: Movie Heroes. No Super Powers allowed. Want your favorite included? Now is your chance. Leave us a comment and let us know who you want in.
(Admin Rock): We’re thinking right now that it should be movie heroes who have also been in more than 1 film, in order to give us a good sample of their powers. (TV appearances ok).
Prediction: “Prediction?” “Yes, prediction” “….PAIN!”