What I do is create images, period.
'Tis folly to be wise.
That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
My father was a really sharp cartoonist and filmmaker. He used to tape-record the family surreptitiously, either while we were driving around or at dinner, and in 1963 he and I made up a story about a brother and a sister, Lisa and Matt, having an adventure out in the woods with animals.
I was raised evangelical, so if you want to get offended, let's get offended. I have a master's degree in being offended.