hot take: the grinch was right, man. sure, he was a dick, but he was right. the whole town of whoville was so adamant on commercialism that they couldn’t see past it; the grinch literally got max because someone threw max into the garbage along with all the other gifts sent up to the grinch. he knew shit was bad down in whoville, that’s why he stayed up in his cave on the mountain. the whole whoville town was so into their gifts and stuff that only cindy lou who and the grinch understood that christmas wasn’t about that, cindy and the grinch just reacted differently. in this essay i will
Intellectually, I know the song “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” does not contain the line “you’re a tursiops truncatus“, but I can hear it vividly all the same. I have no idea why my brain-gremlins are convinced a. that the speaker called the Grinch a bottlenose dolphin, and b. that this is a dire insult, but there it is.
Things my half-moon conure, Grinch, does: He will stop whatever he’s doing to attack the scrubber brush I use to clean his cage. His favorite song is Super Bass by Nicki Minaj and he will sing to it (not very well, but he knows the rhythm). He blesses himself when he sneezes. He’s fascinated with flinging LEGO pieces. His nicknames include “Green Taco,” “Mighty Falcon,”“Baby Avocado,” and “Loud Banana.” He’s a bitty bitey boy but I love him.
when the Whos down in Whoville start singing after you just stole all their presents and you start to realize that maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store and maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more