Billups was the archetype’s quintessence: experienced but expendable, affable but reserved, resilient and lonely. Yes, Chauncey, great work, bye. Welcome, Chauncey, powerful and baldheaded sharpshooter, we need you, we don’t, begone, be good. I can’t imagine Billups took all this with anything other than measured acceptance, a tip of the jockstrap, a grinning-bare of his huge many teeth, before zooming off in his Mercedes to some new part of America…
For more than two thousand years, from ancient Greece to nineteenth century Europe, the theory of humorism dominated Western medical thought. Four different writers give their take on the humors.
The face grew a history, a body. And it grew its very own audience, transforming all who saw it into a unique author of rage.
If I tell you that Charmander is Norman Mailer, is Jean-Paul Sartre, is that unqueer masculinist with the romantic sweep and the fervent intellect and the uncompromising ambition and the reverence of dominance, I don’t mean to say that Charizard thinks himself a world-rending sexual interloper, only that to me those pixels always will be exactly that.