Ooooh, I like this one.
One of my hobby-horses involves finding new analogies that connect the monster to new realms -- and I like this one.
Roger Clemens, alias Dr. Clemenstein, who started out a man and made himself a monster, an all-star monster at that, by taking performance-enhancing steroids.
That's the terminology chosen by commentator Robert Lipsyte on CommonDreams.org.
"The drugs went in and the soul came out. . . . We'll see him go down," writes Lipsyte melodramatically.
All we need is a burning windmill.