Tuesday, March 9, 2010
i will never forgive my mother for letting me watch Rescue 911 as a child. never. and i will NEVER EVER get the reenactment of a boy who got his leg bitten off by an alligator/crocidile (WTF is the difference between those two anyway?) out of my mind. at least on arrested development Buster gets his hand bitten off by a seal with a yellow bow-tie. much less scary.
i will also never forget the woman who put on her garden boots only to discover there was a black widow inside who bit her foot. YOU LIKE, THINK I WILL EVER PUT SHOES OUTSIDE.
THAT SHOW WAS TERRIFYING.
plus i hate all and any scary movies. i spent the night with my parents as a 17-year-old after going to Texas Chainsaw Massacre to try and impress a boyfriend. that last scene where he pops out of the forest and gives one last attempt at trying to saw Jessica Biel in her car was enough to give me nightmares for a month. A MONTH. i pictured him sawing up through my bed.
and i don't even want to discuss The Twilight Zone. Moon made me watch it when i was in New York for a visit. NO THANKS NEVER AGAIN. i will stick to the Disneyland ride only.
all this talk about the things that scare me brings me to Friday night. me, JJ, sister M and mom were sitting on the couch watching DATELINE. it was about that man in Mexico who got kidnapped and beaten and starved and tortured and somehow it was all linked to the Mexican government. he's OK now, but STILL. how do i know i'm not going to get kidnapped someday?!?! i really don't know. i don't run with a bad crowd or listen to rap music or hang around dark alleys or anything, so i THINK i'm OK. but i would just never know if that man in the cheese aisle at Trading Co. was really smiling at me for reals, or if he was tailing me. in pursuit of something more.
AH!!!!! the world is scary.
i was talking about how scary Dateline and Keith Morrison's voice/face was again last night with JJ as he was rubbing cortizone 10 on my belly, and he too, got a little nerval and reached down just to make sure his beloved hockey stick was within an arm's reach