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Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Gone for awhile - Open Thread

Gone for the weekend then being sent to Baltimore most of next week for my day job. So I won't be all that regularly posting for a bit. I'll leave everyone with an open thread...here's a question to kick around...

In an age where we can all get a blog for free and say whatever we like about anything we watch... what makes someone a "real critic" as opposed to a fan or observer? Is there a distinction, truly, between the Bloggers and the "Real Media" in terms of validity?

1 comment:

kirabug said...

"Real Critics" have editors -- someone to glance over their shoulder and say, "Don't be an ass." Oh, and paychecks -- though bloggers are finding ways to get paid.

Enjoy Baltimore!