I was in a book store yesterday browsing, and I saw a display of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell near the front of the store. I stopped, picked it up, and was looking at it... when I noticed something...
How strange! Tom Clancy's name appears in large font at the top of a book he didn't even write. And the actual author's name appears in light green, small font at the very bottom. Hmm. I wonder why they did that?
Could it be that David Michaels just doesn't have what it takes for people to want to buy his book, so they put Tom Clancy's name on it? GENIOUS!
These mega-writers like Tom Clancy and Stephen King (who, for all of you parents out there, released a children's pop-up book based on his story The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, which is about a young girl being followed through the woods!) can slap their name on any piece of crap, and it immediatley becomes gold. Tom Clancy has books, video games, and movies (he even has a movie that BEN AFFLECK starred in! That's a measure of success right there)... and yet he still wants money. Of course he does! Stephen King does too, but for him it's understandable. He needs to pay off his massive psychiatric bill.
Maybe one day I'll be able to make money for the hard work and hours of effort that other people put in. Hmm, that idea sounds familiar... but where have I heard it before?
Oh right! Communism!!!