“Fly fat%ss! Fly!”

This is my friend Steve (on the left) at ComicCon 2013 in Columbus, OH. He thinks he’s Superman …

Steve_Superman

Steve and his hero Vash the Stampede (from the anime Trigon) [Vash is not me!]

This is Steve on the Epic Slip ‘N’ Slide at Ohio Dreams Adult Week 2014 in Butler, OH. He thinks he can fly …

“Fly fatass! Fly!”, by the way, is shouted by Jay (Jason Mewes) to Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) in Kevin Smith‘s Mallrats (1995) in an attempt to destroy the local mall’s stage for Brodie (Jason Lee) and T.S. (Jeremy London) so that a game show called Truth or Date can’t go on and T.S. can get back together with his girlfriend Brandi (Claire Forlani), a contestant on the show. The Urban Dictionary, because of that film, defines the phrase as “to send your overweight friend on a daredevil assignment.” Watch the scene from Mallrats here …

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