- Winnie the Pooh - Nemesis of My Youth
That bear was just too damned happy
- As a pissy college art student, the mass marketing push that came after Disney acquired A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh really set me off. Pooh crap was everywhere. And that damned bear was SO infuriatingly ignorant of everything! These were the days before the Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet, so the Zen-like benignity of these vacuous characters was yet to be celebrated. Only Eyeore was properly weighed down by the ugly truth of reality, and for that, he was spared.