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Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
WEB OF THE ABSURD
“It’s a great role, awesome potential,” said Fred. “Who knows? Could make you a star.”
Apprehension flooded Adam. “I’m trying to have a serious career.”
“You call spaghetti westerns and chocolate milk commercials serious? C’mon, kid, whaddya got to lose?”
“All right, it can’t hurt to read the script.”
Weeks later, Adam slid tights over his muscular legs. “No one’s going to buy this.”
Securing the long cape, he flexed his toned pectorals and grinned at his reflection through his cowl’s eye openings. “Not bad.”
As Adam West emerged from his dressing room, Burt Ward shouted, “Holy guano, it’s Batman!”
Here’s one of those commercials that led to the creation of an icon:
Toodle-loo, Mr. West.