Friday, May 15, 2009

30 Second Glimpse Into My Head

As I work third shift, exceptionally weird conversations arise that send one's brain down odd roads.

Case in point - two nights ago a co-worker was singing songs from the Wizard of Oz.

Now it's not a secret that I enjoy breaking down TV shows and movies and asking the hard questions, so here goes:

(Lollipop Guild)
We represent the Lollipop Guild
The Lollipop Guild, the Lollipop Guild.
And in the name of the Lollipop Guild
We wish to welcome you to Munchkin Land

Now this seems so harmless - but really what is the Lollipop guild?

  • Are they the Oz version of the Mafia? I have images of Munchkins threatening other Munchkins who don't pay them for protection, hitting them with their giant lollipops.
  • What do they actually do for a living? Do they grow lollipops? Are lollipops raised? (Insert image of free range lollipops being chased my cowboy Munchkins riding giant hamsters)
  • Are they related to Oompa-Loompas? Are the inhabitants of Oz using them as slave labor to tend their candies?
Finally, am I the only one that finds it astonishing that in a world with magic and such, that these people are afraid of OZ the "great and powerful." Seriously, it's an old man with a hot-air balloon and a projection screen - I can suspend my belief past the Munchkins, the Witches, the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin-Man, and Tik-Tok but Oz just takes it too far.

1 comment:

  1. This is why I love you. I don't understand you but I love you :D

    I think that we should boycott any lollipops that aren't free range and organic.