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  •  A real gun on a sound stage in NYC? (2+ / 0-)
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    N in Seattle, trumpeter

    I have a hard time believing anyone would allow a real gun on a crowded sound-stage in NYC no less.

    I would say Mr. Colbert's schtick was highly successful, given the outrage expressed by Mr. Lyles.  Mr. Colbert tries to be offensive, brazen, gross, and scandalous; that is how he attracts his audience.

    Mr. Lyles bought it hook, line, and sinker.

    "The fool doth think he is wise: the wise man knows himself to be a fool" - W. Shakespeare

    by Hugh Jim Bissell on Tue May 07, 2013 at 04:19:22 PM PDT

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    •  I'm more concerned than outraged. (1+ / 0-)
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      And, I'm not the only one. My brother had the same reaction as I did when he watched it.  it just felt a little creepy some how.

      Good point about the New York sound stage environment.
      No offense intended to the professionals at  The Colbert Report.

      But, now a question comes to mind about the nature of good theater. How should we be properly compelled? I think I'll watch the segment again and think about that.

      Peace, Love, and Prosperity.

      by Rich Lyles on Tue May 07, 2013 at 05:36:18 PM PDT

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