Movie ratings as a euphemism

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Baseball has been a popular metaphor for sex for at least the last 60 years, particularly among adolescents according to Wikipedia. I’m sure we all know of at least one reference in popular culture to the “base” system. Everybody learns what the bases mean at some point. But the system is old, and could use a modern twist.

It’s time to retire the “base” system in favour of something more in tune with today’s pop culture… movies! I’m going to follow the Canadian Home Video Rating System, because, well, I’m Canadian, and nearly everything is rated-R in the American system. This Film Is Not Yet Rated has revealed just how worthless those MPAA ratings really are.

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