[lit-ideas] Re: Perpetua and the Playboy

  • From: David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 17:37:28 -0700

On Jul 6, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Donal McEvoy wrote:

> --- On Wed, 6/7/11, David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> How would you describe the white balloons exiting the big inflated thing?
> Literary answers preferred.>
> Rising like bubbles escaping an ocean vent..like a ghostly pale twister..like 
> doves escaping a meringue pie..like a bank deposit spasmed by a 
> sperm-donor...what puzzles is why they used enough people to fill out the '2' 
> but could only mark the '1's with four matchstick lines of people, so that 
> the central ejaculation is set between a dyslexic swastika and eight lines of 
> coke. 

I take your point about the numbers.  The puffy thing reminds me of a 
prosthesis.  It's a bizarre idea, but it occurs to me that they maybe they 
wanted to say something subtle and quiet about the importance of breast exams?


David Ritchie,
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