Wednesday, 8 October 2008

The World is OVER



I’d been thinking a few weeks ago about how people these days seem far more boring than our historic predecessors. It’s probably due to something boring like the world being pretty much controlled by the aristocracy, which acted like a really cliquey friendship group, who all kept anything interesting to themselves and they didn’t have to worry about working a 9-5 in order to afford their food, and so could just do things on a whim like sail a ship to the other side of the world and discover a new country, whilst also having three wives, at the same time as writing a novel which changed the world, as well as some poems which people still read today, and also being a Judge…

Whereas today there are so many people in the world, and such a big ‘middle class’ that’s full of kids who want to ‘do something interesting’, that there’s not really the chance to do anything interesting anymore. It’s all been done before. Want to write a song? Someone’s already written a better one. Want to write a book? About a thousand people have already written a better one. Want to discover a new country? Sorry dude, they’ve all been discovered.

I’m afraid that the most exciting person I’ve learned about in recent times in Bob Mortimer. I was actually quite astounded to discover that he is a fully qualified lawyer who worked at a local council until he started writing for Vic Reeves’ stage act. Now, that’s not really all that amazing is it? In the cold light of day, although I’m pleased for the guy, that’s a pretty boring feat.



Face it, as far as cool and interesting things go - the world is fucking O.V.E.R. Nothing interesting is going to happen ever again; the good days are definitely all gone. In fact, check out this article from the Times where some professor guy has just realized the same thing, that evolution is O.V.E.R., and we shouldn’t think about the future because it’ll only depress us. Thank you Industrial Revolution and the aspiring Middle Classes…

6 comments:

RDF said...

harry hill is also a doctor

JIRO said...

Did you know when Jarvis Cocker mooned at Michael Jackson at the Brits, he was taken to the Police Station and told to get a lawyer so he got Bob Mortimer.

Bang Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer is one of the most underrated shows of all time.

Thurston von Trumpington said...

that jarvis cocker fact is pretty great.

I bought 2 series of the Smell of Reeves and Mortimer at the weekend, and I was shocked at how surreal it all is. It's even weirder than Ren & Stimpy.

(Bang Bang.. was quite expensive).

Thurston von Trumpington said...

that jarvis cocker fact is pretty great.

I bought 2 series of the Smell of Reeves and Mortimer at the weekend, and I was shocked at how surreal it all is. It's even weirder than Ren & Stimpy.

(Bang Bang.. was quite expensive).

Conroy said...

Nobody achieves anything because theyr'e too busy wanking over their preferred choice of the entire fucking spectrum of porn available, playing playstation or updating thir 'vlog' or reading yours or looking for pics of the girl who went to their school on facebook, there is too much entertainment about for most folk to do anything constructive

someone needs to post up that reeves and mortimer masterchef sketch, that was fucking bizarre. in fact i might go and do it.

RDF said...

conroy, have you been spying on me?