So the sparkly vampire sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon: Froggy Went A'Courtin' And He Did Ride, Uh-Huh (okay, I may be exaggerating the title a bit) beat the opening day record previously set by The Dark Knight. Needless to say, this has Certain Types of Fans in a tizzy, because how dare something they don't like (and that girls *do*) outdo something with Batman in it?
Honestly, people, get over it. So you don't dig Twilight. You know what? Neither do I. But a lot of people do, my wife among them, so just let them get on with the business of liking what they wanna like, and you do the same, okay?
The success of Twilight in no way invalidates the stuff you enjoy, or even your life itself.
And no, the success of Twilight will not ruin a generation of teenage girls by teaching them that obsessive relationships with stalkery boys who treat them like crap is okay. Teenage girls have been getting into relationships like that for ages now. That's what makes them teenage girls.
Let them have their have their fun, okay? Besides, girls are really cute when they go all geeky over something.
And finally, here's a picture of series co-star Ashley Greene, because attractive, that's why.