TV columnist Rick Polito has made a living out of penning joke blurbs for TV shows and movies — first for the Marin Independent Journal and now for PacificSun — but it's one one-liner in particular that will undoubtedly be his legacy: A 1998 synopsis for The Wizard of Oz.
Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again.
The image attributes the summary to the late Lee Winfrey of the Philadelphia Inquirer, but it's definitely a signature Polito. "Someday I'm going to walk down the street and see it on a T-shirt and punch the person who's wearing it," he said.
So if you were thinking of doing that, I would hold off.