I came in like a Fiiiiiiiiyahball

Fireball reminds me of my oldest uncle, so I found his energy and dynamic familiar and appealing. Like my uncle, I think Fireball is more aware of his absurdity than he appears. I think that once upon a time, Fireball (the character) began to be seen a certain way, and he chose to exaggerate his perceived traits to make a character of himself. And because Lynch based Fireball on a real person, I read him as a character of a character of a character.

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