Fact: As of five minutes ago, Fight Club is the #2 movie at Wesleyan and the #5 movie in all networks according to Facebook Pulse.
Let’s play Fight Club word association, shall we?
Soap. Multiple personalities. Corporate drones. Self-destruction. Bob. Vandalism. Liposuction. Dudes beating the shit out of each other. And, of course, Marla and dildo.
No where does an imaginative kid and his stuffed tiger come to mind, but according to this guy, Fight Club was really a film about Calvin and Hobbes.
Picture this: a hyper, self-absorbed child initially concocts an imaginary friend as the ideal playmate, to whom more realistic qualities soon become attributed. This phantasm becomes a completely separate personality, with his own likes, dislikes, and temperament—and the imaginer and the imagined clash and argue constantly, though remaining fast friends. This pattern continues to the point where the child begins to perceive what was originally mere fantasy to be reality.
Seriously, this is an interesting and well thought-out read, especially if you’re a Fight Club fanatic. That and one of the sections is titled, “Part IV: Moe Develops Karmic Bitch-Tits.” Reason enough? I think so.
Edit: The link went down but I found a mirror–If you didn’t get a chance to read it before hand, try it again…