Absolutely nothing in the world can justify the aesthetic crime these hooligans are committing, but they come close to it by doing an amazing trick. I’m guessing that they’re rehearsing this for burning man, so if you also have terrible hair or used your expensive liberal arts degree to learn circus tricks, you should look for them on the after-burny scene and tell me about it.
I didn’t see you there. I was just having a glass of wine and doing a little late night reading. I’m kind of a big David Foster Wallace fan.
Oh no, you’re not interrupting at all. Grab a chair from the corner and I’ll show you some of my favorite passages. Like this one *ERRNNF*… *HUNNNNNGGGHHHH*… *HEEEEERRRGGGGGLLL*…. *huffhuffhuff*... like this one here.
And the sucker is pushed back for another three months.
It’s a shame that a lot of people are now going to associate Taymor with this show-run-amok rather than all of her brilliant pre-Tempest work. It’s a bigger shame I only got to report on this for 36 hours.
It’s not a shame that I learned Spider-Man is supposed to have a hyphen in it.
King Philip IV: Philip Harder was brought to the Met by the fine people at Improv Everywhere to sign autographs for his many devoted fans. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez was kind enough to paint a portrait, commemorating the occasion.