August 7, 2004 2:21 PM   Subscribe

Coalition of the Willy. [via abuddha's memes]
Just as the eyes may be averted from full frontal public displays of male nudity, is it possible that the unconscious association to phallic symbols like "weapons of mass destruction" may effectively lead the eyes to be "averted", thus frustrating any search.
(NOTE: This essay isn't really 'logical,' but it's a fun ride anyway, pun intended)
posted by moonbird (8 comments total)

Errr, J G Ballard, is that you? Sure seems like a familiar style.
posted by wackybrit at 2:24 PM on August 7, 2004

It's always good to see people wasting time even more efficiently than me.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 2:28 PM on August 7, 2004

They have a point.
posted by cookie-k at 4:23 PM on August 7, 2004

funny shit
posted by Grod at 6:38 PM on August 7, 2004

The plot thickens, so to speak. Here's another Willy preoccupied with weapons. And yet another. Coincidence? I think not.

Funny read, moonbird, and it must be true with all those scholarly citations.
posted by madamjujujive at 8:11 AM on August 8, 2004

Interestingly, the name "Dick" never appears once in that seemingly exhaustive essay, even though all you have to do is Google "dick weapons" to find him and him and especially him.
posted by wendell at 1:14 PM on August 8, 2004

I wrote this couplet before sept. 11 -

The twin trade towers in New York lie,
a tribute to combatting peni.
posted by nasim at 10:22 PM on August 8, 2004

Which explains why nobody performs Shel Silverstein's song "Stacy Brown Got Two" since 9/11...
(eat your heart out, Bad Bad Leroy Brown)
posted by wendell at 11:56 AM on August 9, 2004

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