In memory of Roger Ebert, a Hollywood-type story. Thanks, Scott V. for a sweet pic!
“I was in The Wizard of Oz, you know.”
“What? AGAIN with the story …???”
“The director had me throw an apple a certain way. I did and he said, ‘What are you doing? A tree would NEVER throw an apple like that!’ And I said, to him, “Now just how in the hell would YOU know how a tree throws an apple?”
Throwing down my book, I looked at the gnarled tree and said, “How would you like to be CHOPPED into the BOOK version of the Wizard of Oz?” I sat down and continued reading.
The tree sighed. “Humans …!”