The MacLamity

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Sunday, October 31, 2004

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The latest installment of Dick Tracy is becoming the happiest moment I can expect in the first 3 hours of my day. Dick Tracy's currently fighting terrorists, who communicate using a hybrid of Klingon with wretching noises:
Srooshki Dickwoosh
Tracygoosh
Ruktrusik
Rtooshmud
Shpivish
Glipshrip [THIS MEANS, I THINK, "BE QUIET"]
Hroosh moshdpo
Blagivwoosh
Fjadgoshibi
Shoospluck
This is the inspired weirdness that drove Edmund Wilson and Renata Adler to a silent daily war over The New Yorker's copy of the Daily News, when Dick Tracy was going through his interstellar Moon Maid period (See Renata Adler gratuitously give props to Moon Maid here, a review of 'Yellow Submarine').