Happy Motherlovin' Birthday Samuel L. Jackson: The King of the F-Word
Today is actor Samuel L. Jackson's 63rd birthday. The man can currently be seen on Broadway as Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop with Angela Bassett. Pretty far away from Snakes on a Plane and Coming to America, huh? He's been getting rave reviews, as people see him in a new light, not as a street-talking tough or a suave man in leather, but an actual historical icon. Though we would rather get stoned with Jules Winnfield any day of the week.
Of course, we all like Jackson better when his nostrils flare, he's sweaty and the curses start flowing out of his mouth, in a symphonic manner that rivals the best performances from Marvin Gaye and Frank Sinatra, terms of complete satisfaction in anyone who hears them. The way he uses the F-word is like how Robert Johnson sang the blues.
Now that we are on the second page, let's give it up to Jackson's mastery of "fuck" that... "the word, the big one, the queen-mother of dirty words, the "F-dash-dash-dash" word!" By now you have probably all heard his reading of this year's popular children's book, Go The Fuck To Sleep.
Quite frankly, if it's not somewhere on a tombstone or monument after he passes, there is no justice in this world, and this country is still as puritanical as the day the first pilgrim stepped off the motherfucking Mayflower.