May 18th, 2013 21:12 EST
Theater Critic Smashes Audience Member's Smartphone
"A New York theater critic was kicked out of a play after he threw a fellow patron`s cellphone against a wall during a performance.
"Kevin Williamson, 40, who reviews theater for The National Review and The Corner blog, said he was attending a performance of `Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812,` a new musical based on a portion of the novel `War and Peace,` and he decided to become a vigilante` when a fellow patron whose phone constantly posed a distraction refused to turn the device off."
Too many inconsiderate fools don`t have the brains to own a Smartphone, at the most inopportune time their phones will ring in a public place, and they will engage in a loud, long, and insipid conversation, oblivious to the fact that everyone wants to strangle them to death.
Theatre critics have the reputation of being snobs, but I applaud Williamson for his heroic vigilante action. I don`t know how many times I`ve fantasized about grabbing a cellphone from an inconsiderate person and smashing it against the floor.
Before the incident reached a boiling point, the ushers should have escorted the offending audience member out of the theater.
Bravo! Mr. Williamson, you are a scholar and a gentleman.
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