Death, destruction, dinosaurs with metal claws drawn into a video game. It's almost too much -- in fact, it is too much, considering that Hutch took eighteen times as long as rounds are allowed to animate his nightmare vision.
But is it inspired and bonkers? Does it push the bout? Oh absolutely. All the themes are being gummed and every button's being pressed.
So I bring it to you, the several tens of thousands of faceless time-wasters: should Hutch be penalized for taking time to perfect his pitch? Or do we praise genius, no matter how long (into a match) it takes to bloom? Shout it out.
(And thanks to reader Jay, for showing me exactly what an iPhone's iPhone looks like.)
Update! I needed some feedback right quick on this time delay issue. Hence, I IM'd Josh Allen, brilliant tennis commentator:
Rosecrans: can i interview you on the newest layer?
Josh: yeah dude!
Rosecrans: Genius, I'd argue, but he took 3x as long to get it up. Your call?
Josh: i don't think you want to talk about taking 3x as long to get something up, esp. after our encounter last saturday in the parking lot behind Le Wal-Mart
Rosecrans: Dude EASY joke. Just because I've got more ass than the models.
Josh: you lob it over, you want me to just stand there and let it hit me in the man junk?
Rosecrans: I am locking the trunk here and now; this is not the good life. But about the tennis......
Josh: anyway i keep hitting "press start" and this rad dino-holocaust game won't start
Rosecrans: hell exactly
Josh: i call the purple one
Josh: i think he's the one with the bonus ass-karate power?
Play by play commentary for this match is provided, as it happens, by Rosecrans Baldwin.
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