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5 Reasons Rats Are Way Scarier Than You Think

Rats are kind of creepy and gross, but they're not all that bad: They make fine test subjects, decent pets and rather excellent drug wizards. Considering all that, people with a serious rat phobia seem relatively silly -- all shrieking and gathering up their skirts atop the nearest chair in response to a measly little rodent. But it turns out that those of us who scoff at a rat sighting are essentially the randy teenagers boning right beside Crystal Lake while loudly insisting that Chad, the dashing lead, should "stop being so uptight, man! Nothing is safer than having unprotected sex right next to this machete pile!"

#5. You Can't Keep Them Out

It's a classic movie monster trope: No place is safe from the hellspawn. From the inexplicable, leisurely teleportation of Jason to the omnipresence of Freddy's dream invasion, any movie monster worth its salt has a way to get at you, wherever you are. After all, it wouldn't make for a terribly terrifying experience if every movie ended when you got inside and locked the door...

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