grasshopper-green love



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  • Although it's nothing like a Grasshopper cocktail, it is sort of grasshopper-green.

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  • I particularly admired Matt Barton's tweedy brown suit and Amanda Mountain's grasshopper-green dress, worn with an enamel butterfly at her neck. :

  • On the big screen, therefore, there'd be a great deal of action-adventure plotting over the nefarious cloaking device of the Bird of Prey, the grasshopper-green Klingon warship, or the crew's efforts to barrel through the Great Barrier in order to meet the Maker, but the philosophies came off as undercooked - token oblations to the original series - and worse, the Kirk-Spock centric narratives left the rest of the cast about as resonant as Vulcan emotion.


  • This playfulness extends to the literary echoes from the West ” to the preoccupation with nose-size (blatantly, a phallic "displacement") from Tristram Shandy, to the excremental and olfactory exuberance of Rabelais, to Forster's Dr. Aziz, and to Proust's madeleine, which, in Midnight's Children, is transmogrified into a certain grasshopper-green chutney that serves as a key to the realms of lost time.

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