...on Mattel for coming out with a Katniss Everdeen Barbie doll... if a girl is still young enough to play with Barbie dolls, she probably shouldn't be reading The Hunger Games or viewing the movie...but hey, it's commerce. Let's celebrate kids killing kids for $29.95 a pop!
...on the author, Suzanne Collins, for selling out her creation for 200,000 pieces of silver. As a book, The Hunger Games pointed up the sickness at the heart of reality TV and echoed back to the bloody gladiator and Christian-bating spectacles of ancient Rome. As a movie, The Hunger Games uses the spectacle of children hunting and killing children as entertainment. Some things should be left on the page.
Here endeth the rant...
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