Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Uncomfortable literary plot summaries

This post was inspired by this post.

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues-Female freak of nature uses her native American husband, her homosexual lover, and an elderly oriental man to upset the migration patterns of large birds.

About a Boy-A wealthy, bone idle British man uses adolescent boy to help him procure poontang.

I, Robot-Futuristic smart ass prevents our robot master overlords from taking over.

1984-A pair of horny working class stiffs defy the government and are made to pay the price for doing so.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay-Two Jewish men, an immigrant and a closeted homosexual, clash over a woman and write comic books.

The Bible-An unseen 'deity' forces some people to worship it while casually killing those who don't.

Horton Hears a Who-Tiny world nearly crushed by mentally unstable elephant.

The Razor's Edge-Upper class British twit gets sick of drinking and partying and discovers Buddhism.

The Grapes of Wrath-Trouble making white trash Okies move to California and cause trouble along the way.

Things Fall Apart-Africans raise yams, fornicate, and kill each other.

Breakfast of Champions-Lonely hack writer frees his literary creation only to see him bring havoc to the life of upstanding local businessman.

David Copperfield-A British orphan causes trouble in Victorian England.

The World According to Garp-
Wrestling obsessed writer with a one eyed son befriends transsexual and together they destroy a women's support group.

Catch-22-US Army nearly brought to it's knees from within.

The Harry Potter series-Meddling young magician and his pals prevent others from achieving their dreams and realizing their potential.

Lord of the Rings trilogy-Small, smelly, hairy creatures go to great lengths to destroy stolen jewelry.

Feel free to add yours in the comments section!


lisahgolden said...

I'll get back to you when I'm finished laughing. Oh my word!

Mnmom said...

That's hysterical!

How about this:

Jane Eyre: SWF seeks DWM

MommyLisa said...

Too FUN-ny! love this list.

Professor Chaos said...

Rabbit, Run -- Middle-class guy gets bored, ditches wife.

Professor Chaos said...

Crime and punishment -- young asshole kills old lady. Later feels really bad about it.

Anonymous said...

Fabulous. Loved your review of the bible. Dead on.

Mel u said...

Oliver Twist-over fed boy living in country club like home demands more food even while orphans starve all over the world

War and Peace-French bad-Russians good-peace good but war more exciting

2666-a futuristic work set in the 27th century-a time when all crime and violence is eliminated from the planet-and all people also