The gods must be lazy
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, fantasy, rated PG, Regal Stadium 14, 1.5 chiles Good morning, Upper East Siders! Gossip Girl here. Spotted, on top of the Empire State Building: Z and P having a little tiff, proving that New York is not the city of brotherly love. That’s Zeus and Poseidon, for all you noobs, and the sibling rivalry was sparked because Zeus’ lightning bolt is missing, and Poseidon’s son is suspect number one. But is the son of the sea god guilty, or is that theory all wet? And who am I? That’s one secret I’ll never tell.
Oh man, could you imagine? The Greek gods were the original soap opera! Family feuds, death and rebirth, vices, jealousy, promiscuity, infidelity, and OMG, Hera just put Argos in charge of watching Io— you go, girl! One could argue that not only did the Greeks give birth to civilization and democracy, they also helped bring about Guiding Light, Melrose Place, and even Gossip Girl.
At first, Percy Jackson seems as if it could be the D’Aulaires’ or Bullfinch’s take on that CW show. It centers on the children of Greek gods, who go to
Snakes alive, what a playlist: Uma Thurman and Logan Lerman