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"The One with the Fountainhead" (Fountainhead Parody and Moder

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Hi all,

“The One with the Fountainhead” is a parody of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead, modelled on a two part episode of the hit television sitcom Friends. I heard from at least one person who has not watched the show, and still found my parody to be funny (and also a friend who watched the show, but not the book, and enjoyed it, but I guess you probably have read the book).

I originally wrote it in 1997 - around the 3rd season of Friends (which was also when I read The Fountainhead), but I've enhanced it much more recently with some newer material. Originally, I believed I held the original book with a lot of respect, but now I feel that I had quite a bit of philosophical issues with its plot and you can say it is a bit like a funky modernisation.

Hope you enjoy it, and comments and corrections would be welcome. Since this is fan-fiction and a crossover, the licence based on contemporary copyright law is "owned by the copyright owners of the franchises - please don't sue me" but as far as I'm concerned, the mostly original text can be used under Creative Commons CC-by-sa.

If you enjoyed it, you may enjoy the other stuff in the Humour/fiction/writing section of my personal web site including a lot of shorter "TL;DR"-friendly aphorisms, quotes, and factoids.





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