As television executives watch their audience and – more importantly – advertisers dwindle, they are increasingly looking for new revenue streams. A current winner is to stage live versions of popular television programs in the hope audiences will pay $99.95 plus booking and parking fees for something they could watch for free.
Okay, so I can handle most of the annoyances of going to the movies. The children, the coughing, Shia LaBeouf’s continuing career. I don’t particularly like any of them but I unwrap another Fantale and keep my opinions to myself.
However, there is one trait I find so annoying I am forced to abandon any pretence of civility and make my feelings known. Continue reading →