|Incidentally, when referring to the live performance as opposed to the cinema, |
the preferred spelling is theatre. With an 're' (source: pretentiousness).
|"What? It's called method acting..."|
|This, but with social media,|
and you know, lazier.
"We love and listen to the thespian community. The ad wasn't meant to be taken literally and we meant no disrespect."
a tweeta culpa
And that's nice, but of course they meant a little disrespect. The ad suggests that whipping out your cell during a play is not only a totally acceptable thing to do, but also the right thing to do. After all, plays are stupid and lame and not football. Sure, if you wait a few hours the football game can be summed up with a few numbers, but why wait? I mean, it's just a play.
|Ok folks, it's the top of act III and brave Mercurio is dead, making the |
score Capulet: 1, Montague: 0....yeah, ok, I guess it works with theatre too.
|So, like an arthouse movie.|
|"Pfft...the arts? Am I right guys?"|
|My favorite part is when the quarterback|
scores an inning. Go sports team!