|Artwork: Mike Mitchell|
Former wrestler and star of the 1988 cult classic They Live, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper is drawing attention for his recent outspoken pro-liberty stances.
Written and directed by John Carpenter, the story surrounds an uneasy drifter who does not yet see the extraterrestrial controlling powers in place.
Many people can relate to a memorable 5+ minute fight scene with a friend who Roddy's character Nada tries to wake up to the unseen enemy. The friend finally sees through sunglasses that unveil controller alien creatures and their subliminal messages to "Obey."
Later, Nada is ready to take them down and walks into a bank with a shotgun when he utters the famous line that Piper himself ad libbed: "I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass...and I'm all out of bubble gum."
A couple days ago, he admitted on Twitter that They Live is a documentary, (not science fiction)...