Aziraphale and Crowley sex would have made “Good Omens” better

Something like this except with Aziraphale and Crowley, and without the pregnancy, of course, because that would be unbelievable:


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From Hellblazer, Volume 6: Bloodlines, a book in which every page is completely marvelously good.

Garth Ennis totally should have written the teleplay, or whatever it’s called, for “Good Omens”. He would have had Crowley and Aziraphale in bed by the 2nd Century BCE. Garth Ennis is great, not just the Hellblazer books, but he somehow knows that if something were to go wrong in heaven, the absolute best possible place on earth for it to go down is West Texas. Ah, how well the Brits know us; it’s comforting.

Word of the times: Himpathy

“There are other ways to wage a social struggle on the lexical front. Inventing a word is one; Ms Manne has written about “himpathy”, which she uses to describe outbreaks of disproportionate concern for the future of a man accused of harassment, rape or other violence towards women. The term is pointed and memorable, and is spreading online.”
How to change a word’s meaning
, The Economist, June 22, 2019

Not bad as shorthand goes.