Video of the day: We want to be entertained. We need fiction.

Again, Max Landis, nails it. This is the end to a short film he made about wrestling. It’s pretty entertaining, but the ending is where he nails it. It is where he explains to us why we need things like “fake” wrestling, movies, novels, and other kinds of fiction. We want to be entertained, because, otherwise, we’d go nuts.

(If you’re a little confused by “Triple H” and the women on the screen… Max used women to portray WWE wrestlers. Triple H is one such wrestler, and Triple H’s story parallels the story of WWE from 1995 to the present.)

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