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Overheard on campus

By J. DeVoy

“I cried a little bit.  I honestly cried.”

-Random Greenpeace worker with an abundance of facial piercings,
describing her Avatar-induced depression.  Don’t worry!  She’s not alone:

A user named Mike wrote on the fan Web site “Naviblue” that he contemplated suicide after seeing the movie.

“Ever since I went to see ‘Avatar’ I have been depressed. Watching the wonderful world of Pandora and all the Na’vi made me want to be one of them. I can’t stop thinking about all the things that happened in the film and all of the tears and shivers I got from it,” Mike posted. “I even contemplate suicide thinking that if I do it I will be rebirthed in a world similar to Pandora and the everything is the same as in ‘Avatar.’ ”

Other fans have expressed feelings of disgust with the human race and disengagement with reality.

Exhibit A why China will destroy our economy, and we’ll deserve every second of it.

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