I swear I’m not intentionally trying to be contrary…I really just don’t get chick flicks.
Because why? They’re predictable and unrealistic and they make both women and men look stupid. And if you’re going to go that route, you at least need to throw in some raunchy sex and some killing.
“Oh, hey, I’m a guy and I like to do guy things!”
“I’m a single girl living in the city. I like sports and you probably aren’t accustomed to that since I’m a girl. I write for a magazine and/or I have no discernible income and still manage to buy things and have a great apartment.”
“We have nothing in common and I’m kind of a dick!”
“I’m carefree and independent but deep down I’m longing to fulfill what I believe is my sole purpose as a woman: babies.”
“I want to have sex with your slutty friend!”
A chance encounter leads to casual sex and quick develops into something marginally more meaningful. The guy’s quirky roommate and the girl’s slutty friend provide intermittent comic relief. An innocent misunderstanding is compounded into a major incident. Somehow it’s resolved. We’re in love. The End!
And, your Friday haiku.
Hey, we’re both shallow
and insanely good-looking.
We should get married.