The world of professional wrestling is filled with ginormous, fridge-shaped men, each of whom are equally as capable of lifting and then piledriving a fully grown adult through about 8 feet of concrete. However, even the toughest pro wrestlers will openly admit to being fucking terrified of King Tonga.
For an actor playing Batman is a lot like walking on the moon by which we mean while about a dozen men have done so, most people can only name like three of them. Although his tenure as the Dark Knight hasn’t lasted all that long, we feel confident saying Robert Pattinson will be one of those men. Mostly because pretty much everyone in Hollywood knew he was going to wear the cowl. Well, everyone except Robert Pattinson.
Dr. Manhattan is a character who, depending on your level of maturity, is defined by either his growing detachment from humanity and indifference to their suffering or his penchant for walking around with his sapphire-hued schlong hanging out. This being the internet, you can probably guess what we’re going to talk about today.
Here at Fact Fiend we’ve talked multiple times about figures from history renowned for their eccentricity like a Daniel Dancer, the man who punched dogs to steal their food and Emma Sharp, a lady who walked a 1000 miles in a pimpin’ red suit just to annoy men who said she couldn’t. Today we’ll be talking about a similarly peculiar figure from history, Timothy Dexter, a man who sold a book of punctuation as a fuck you.
Getting fucked up is a time-honoured tradition enjoyed by people, fictional or otherwise, for about as long as humans have written things down. One character who isn’t allowed to indulge in this is Marvel’s ever-popular arachnid-themed hyphenated crime-fighter, Spider-Man. At least according to Marvel bigwigs who seemingly don’t want the wall-crawler to ever been shown doing anything cool or fun.