Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Nothin’ But A Number Edition


There’s one major upside to getting older: It beats the alternative.  Ever since my return from Utah, I’ve been plagued by repeated reminders that I’m not 17 anymore, each of which spirals into the next like a perfect storm of irritation, reminding me of Mike Myers as ‘Middle-Aged Man’ on Saturday Night Live.  Sure, people say 43 is the new 25, but all those people are themselves 43, so you can’t listen to anything those lunatics say.  And while I can still stay up til 1 a.m. playing D&D with my friends, I don’t bounce back so quickly.  Still, it’s fun to have the wisdom that comes with experience, reminding people of previous female Thors or the last time Captain America was African-American in the hopes that they’ll stop plotzing, which raises an interesting Friday query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) always hears people ask the question, but really wants to know the answer: Were it possible, would you want to live forever?