June 26, 2016
You'd think Spielberg would know better. You'd think someone at Disney would have noticed.
There's a story about a Japanese company who wanted to compete in the broadband market against Road Runner, so they licensed Woody Woodpecker for their competing mascot, and their advertising slogan was going to be "Get Woody, the Internet Pecker". According to the story (almost certain apocryphal) one of their American employees had to explain to them the slang meaning of "woody" and "pecker".
So Disney is bringing out Spielberg's movie, "The BFG". And even I, about as un-hip a person as you'll find, had as a first thought, "Wow! How fast does it fire?"
Probably not fast at all since it stands for "Big Friendly Giant", not "Big Fucking Gun".
Posted by: Jaked at June 27, 2016 01:35 AM (HU+Cr)
Posted by: J Greely at June 27, 2016 12:03 PM (ZlYZd)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at June 27, 2016 04:06 PM (+rSRq)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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