“So here I am again” I can’t help thinking as I write this review of Sartre's iconic play, No Exit, where hell has been set in a contemporary Miami living room. “Here” being, for me at least, my family's home in South Florida. Where it is always hot. The perspiration makes my hair...
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Speaking of commercials, it’s been a long time since McDonald’s had any ads worth making. Their late-night-partying-followed-by-sweet-McGriddle-cakes bit was a trite attempt at hip youthfulness. But this Israeli Micky D’s ad is pretty good.
To be honest, I’d know I was in Hell if all I got to eat were Big Macs.
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Over at his blog, Daniel Radosh runs a weekly contest to see who can write the worst caption to a New Yorker cartoon. This was a finalist for the cartoon above:
“You know, I’m beginning to think, the halos and clouds and so forth notwithstanding, that this isn’t actually Heaven, but is in fact Hell. For one thing, the boredom here is so oppressive that it feels like we’re being punished, not rewarded. For another, I was a rapist.”
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