137. Monsters Like Punctuating Their Sentences with Lightning

Monsters are showmen by nature. We like to look good for the camera, and we like to make a scene. More than anything, we like to know that our punchlines aren’t overlooked, but that they in fact get the right amount of attention, and make the proper impact on our shivering victims.

The best way to do that, you ask? Special effects.

Why just say something. . . when you can choose to deliver it with 1.21 gigawatts of pure electricity?


Jim MacKenzie is an amateur futurist on his way to guru-hood. He studied journalism and works in television. Jim writes for several blogs, including The Incredible Vanishing Paperweight and the satirical horror site StuffMonsterslike.com. Jim and his SML co-blogger, Sarah Giavedoni, have started a holiday, ticked off celebrities and tried to purchase the lunar surface. In his spare time, Jim likes listening to rock music, reading, giving away free books at his nonprofit "The POP Project" and trying to catch the real Thomas Wolfe Home arsonist.

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