Saturday, May 23, 2015

PTSD-Afflicted Frodo Leaves the Toilet Seat Up, Fine Art Ensues

You’ve been shanked by the King of the Nazgul, chased through a mountain by a fire demon (watched your friend fall to his death in the confrontation), webbed up to be eaten by a giant spider, and, finally, got your finger bitten off by a crazed, preternaturally preserved hobbit, while nearly falling into the fires of a volcano called Mount Doom. Any one of those experiences should be good for a few nightmares and panic attacks. 

It’s no wonder Frodo Baggins took the last boat out from the Grey Havens towards the end of The Lord of the Rings. There was no settling into a normal life back in the Shire after all that.

So what does he do in the heavenly land on the other side of the Sundering Sea? Based on what we see in the image below, it’s apparent he took up body building. This is good, as strenuous exercise is probably the best stress reliever there is. However, it doesn’t save you from the wrath of the local women when you leave the toilet seat up.
Orestes Pursued by the Erinyes, by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905).

Let’s face it, unisex locker rooms don’t work. Even in the heavenly land beyond the Sundering Sea.
In case you missed the uncanny resemblance to Elijah Wood in the first pic.