The following whimsy has been brought to you by too many viewings of Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
PA Annoucement: <Mellifluous chord> Dear shoppers, a seven-year-old girl named Amelia, who’s wearing a white dress, has been found. Will her parents please approach the customer service coun– Wha-? What’s she –? Argh!!! <Anguished screaming amidst sounds of flesh tearing, metal crashing and doors slamming>
Why is graphic gore more “permissible” than graphic sex on screen?