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Pablo: Mr. Freud would have something to say about your obsession with long, pointy objects.
Nin: Mr. Freud could say nothing if his tongue was cut out.
Protectors of the Plot Continuum, An Ill-Matched Pair

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

Oh, yeah? Well, sometimes it's a big brown dick!
George Carlin, responding to the above quote.

Yahtzee shows how to invoke this trope on Unskippable, Star Ocean: The Last Hope.

"No, she's absolutely right," said Zeb, patting the enormous pistol at his hip. "This is a penis substitute. After all, if I could kill at a range of thirty meters with my penis, I wouldn't need to carry this thing around, now would I?"

Everything's either
concave or -vex,
so whatever you dream
will be something with sex.
Dream Interpretation, Piet Hein

Vulcan Raven: Wow. Just... wow.
Psycho Mantis: Freud would shit his pants.
The Last Days of FOXHOUND, after a Journey to the Center of the Mind shows that the metaphor for Liquid Snake's mind is a gigantic, penis like building. (And they're standing on a small, grassy hill below said building...)

If it's longer than it's wide, it's a phallus!
If it's longer than it's wide, it's a phallus!
If it's shorter than it's wide, simply turn it on its side;
And it's longer than it's wide, it's a phallus!

Woah, honey, watch how you're holding that thing!
The Nostalgia Chick, on Skeletor's, um, weapon.

Christ, everything in this hospital looks like it's a metaphor for sex!
The Cinema Snob, on the hospital's treatments in Hardgore.

Hey, Finn... Are you thinking about how that guy's bow-tie sorta looked like a bra?
Marceline, Adventure Time

This movie is 70% phallic symbol.

You may have noticed that one of the Yo Gabba monsters is a flexible salami-like creature with one gaping eye at the top. I'm pretty sure I sketched the original design for that in the margin of a chemistry textbook back in 1985. between two planes at 35,000 feet.
Tom Clancy, on mid-air refueling.

...filth, I'm glad to say, is in
The mind of the beholder
When correctly viewed
Everything is lewd

Phallic symbol, phallic symbol.

"Magrat says a broomstick is one of them sexual metaphor things."
Although this is a phallusy.

Elan: What, here? Now?? What's gotten into you?
Haley: What? I was just overcome with how much I love you. Though the fact that I've been staring at a huge worm all afternoon may also be a factor.

Chris: ...but we move right from that into a four-minute credits sequence that finally leads us to the snowy, crystalline movie version of the planet Krypton, and its giant Boob of Justice.
David: You saw a big white dome, and you thought boobs?
Chris: Yeah, what did you think?
David: I thought… a white dome.
Chris: Well obviously you don’t have much imagination.

David: At least he isn’t screaming “LAAAAAAAAAAAARAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!” in a theaterical presentation of A Skycab Named Desire.
Chris: No, but he is putting his baby into a giant egg with a bunch of pointy shards of glass. Jor-El is the worst father ever.
David: Vagina dentata!
Chris: Wait, you bagged on me for thinking the dome looked like a giant boob, but your’e going straight to vagina dentata jokes?
— An exchange from later in the same review, thus proving that, indeed, Freud was right.

Tea: Wow, look at all the phallic imagery.
Joey: What? There ain't nothing remotely suspicious about this duel.
Yami: Now, quiver in fear, as my knight's mighty lance penetrates your moist cocoon!

Dark Souls is about wanting to climb back into your mom's womb, getting your dick cut off and being endlessly miserable. I am completely serious about this. I'm Jared and welcome to this Wisecrack Edition on the Dark Souls series.

"There's other kinda sexual thing in the Olympics. There's the luge, about which I have only one question: what drunken, German gynecologist invented this sport? What guy went, (in German accent) 'You know what? I want to dress like a sperm, shove an ice skate in my ass, and go balls first down an ice chute. Ja. That would be fun. No! This is for pussies!' 'How will you stir?' 'I will do Kegels! I will flex my ass and go down the aisle.'"
Robin Williams, Live on Broadway


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