Let me begin by saying this:
What the hell is wrong with you people?!
I’m talking about the sheer number of adults playing Pokemon I witnessed at PAX the other week. And before anyone points out any mistakes I might have made in my comic regarding Pokemon: I don’t give a shit, I haven’t played it.
Pokemon blew up in ’98 and instead of inflating, slowing down and coming to an eventual crunch it inexplicably keeps expanding at an ever increasing rate. Hmm, that reminds me of something. My point is the mysteries of Dark energy and Pokemon popularity are one and the same (someone should alert the LHC personnel ‘cuz I don’t think they’re looking in the right place).
Joking aside I don’t really think Pokemon is contributing to the misunderstanding of the mechanics of evolution. Why? Because people know it’s fiction. No one is leaving Pokemon pamphlets in hotel drawers. No one is basing their lives on Ash Ketchum’s decisions. No one is -ah, you get the point. The one similarity here though, is that I won’t be able to sway you dyed in the wool Poke-heads with logic or reason that Pokemon is lame. So go ahead, enjoy your new Pokemon game, in fact I hope you buy the same game twice just to get a stupid special character out of each version… oh wait.
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