Saturday 24 October 2020

Dramarama / Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World

Fear (fee~r)

1. a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.

2. a specific instance of or propensity for such a feeling.

The demarcation of the aforementioned is the selected substratum for this week’s episode as Doctor Velvet and Blackout self-immerse and wallow in an ambience of foreboding and trepidation. The tentative steps begin amidst the bleak and exposed tableau of Romney Marsh following the supposedly-innocent day of schoolboy Peter in Dramarama’s ‘Snap’ before adopting a more global and ambulatory line of enquiry, throwing them headlong into the incongruous and skeptical climate of Arthur C Clarke’s Mysterious World.

Are we being watched? What is the socially accepted sine qua non for a 'too-wet mouth’? Could a Smogule™, worn with sky-blue slacks, become the sartorial de rigueur for Summer? Grab a polaroid camera, a crystal Mitchell-Hedges skull and stride on to find out…

To note...

Ref the attire of young Peter vs that of David Dunn in Unbreakable, are we imagining this?

And ref the lineage of one Harrington HIll, we wish we were imagining this...

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