Pokémon, Paradigmatically

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.