Shayera has tagged me.
There are a set of questions below that are all of the form, "The best [subgenre] [medium] in [genre] is…". Copy the questions, and before answering them, you may modify them in a limited way, carrying out no more than two of these operations:
— You can leave them exactly as is.
— You can delete any one question.
— You can mutate either the genre, medium, or subgenre of any one question. For instance, you could change "The best time travel novel in SF/Fantasy is…" to "The best time travel novel in Westerns is…", or "The best time travel movie in SF/Fantasy is…", or "The best romance novel in SF/Fantasy is…".
— You can add a completely new question of your choice to the end of the list, as long as it is still in the form "The best [subgenre] [medium] in [genre] is…".
You must have at least one question in your set, or you've gone extinct, and you must be able to answer it yourself, or you're not viable.
Then answer your possibly mutant set of questions. Please do include a link back to the blog you got them from, to simplify tracing the ancestry, and include these instructions.
Finally, pass it along to any number of your fellow bloggers. Remember, though, your success as a Darwinian replicator is going to be measured by the propagation of your variants, which is going to be a function of both the interest your well-honed questions generate and the number of successful attempts at reproducing them.
1. The best comedy in scientific dystopias is: Brazil.
2. The best sexy song in rock is:Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick by Ian Dury and the Blockheads. :)
3. The best cult novel in absurdist fiction is:Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.
4. The best stand-up comedian in American comedy is: Lewis Black.
As for tagging... hmmm. I guess I will tag Snag just because it's fun to say. I think I will also tag fish. Chuckles and Claire should round it out.
Sorry if links don't work. I did this farkin' meme 4 times during crazy weather... our power went out numerous times and of course I had not saved. Grrrrrr. I'm not doing it again!