[Teenage Pokemon is a cartoon show about Pokemon in their middle stage of evolution -- they take your weak resistance and throw it in your face. New episodes every week.]
While last week's Teenage Pokemon was a cautionary tale about high speed internet connections and fully firing amygdalas, this week's "Too Hot for Machinima" episode takes a different look at how mixing humanity's most powerful tools with its underlying primitive instincts can lead to some massive problems.
We live in a world today where videogame-style power-ups are a reality. Having trouble concentrating on a test? Get your doctor to prescribe some ADHD meds. Want to be the very best at sport? Buy some hormones and/or red blood cell invigorating stimulants (but just don't win too often, lest you get investigated later). Don't like the shape of your butt, face, or buttface? Get them powered-up with a spread-shot of collagen or blast of laser surgery. Need to increase your damage output and hit points in order to conquer the last boss of the dungeon? Just take one of these, and call a doctor if erection last for more than 3 hours. It's gotten to the point where it's hard to tell which people are made from their original code and which are mostly Game Genies and ROM hacks. Where will this pursuit of perfection through physiological cheat codes lead us?
It was questions like these, as well as the arbitrary standards of Pokemon racism and homophobia, the moral implications of Ditto's life as a Day Care bound prostitute, and the wonder of poly-sexual purple putty people in general that inspired this week's episode of Teenage Pokemon.
Thanks again to our own Jim Sterling for voicing Ditto. You were perfect.
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