Ulysses, Ilysses, Weallysses, but it's not easy being green. Unless it's 17 March, that is, in which case every Tom, Dick, and Molloy comes out of the Irish woodwork to celebrate beer with a side of whiskey or vice versa and oh what a vice it can be! We've all been there, very few of us have not done that, so when in Rome—or in this case Dublin—it's best to join the natives in a ritual game of monkey see, monkey do and lubricate the liver accordingly. We were nowhere near St. Patrick's Day on this particular night—much less the season of spring—but you couldn't have told me any different, as it was just another case of drinking with friends abroad (okay, and hosting a movie premiere for jackass 3D and filming for jackass 3.5), one of whom happened to be dressed as a leprechaun. Ever since then these images of Wee Man have been used for pretty much any and every Irish-related reference or event, so much so I'm thinking of pitching a sequel to the forthcoming Godzilla flick that I have tentatively titled "Godzilla vs. Begorrah" and begosh it's gonna be a good one because ... Giant-Size Wee Man. 'Nuff said!
(Photo by Sean Cliver; Dublin, Ireland 2010)