Or is it getting too dark to truly understand anything.
I saw Jaws when I was five years old and it was spectacularly terrifying. A real monster hid in the deep and it wanted to eat us. The whole thing was only made more hypnotic and sexy by the fact that Jaws was a mechanical shark. An elaborate robot built to make money.
Fondle our fear with its teeth and we’d give it five bucks.
And because we’re nostalgic and sentimental beasts
((Okay, I am on my way to my volunteer thing, but @eyeballcommander submitted this to me, and I can’t wait until later to share it. Snarky(er) teenage Peepers forced to be in a children’s ballet class because he’s so short, and E.A. happening to be in said class is one of my favorite ideas right now.))