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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.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

How NOT to write about the recession

The agony of the food snob on Slate.

I like wine and cheese as much as the next guy. But the recession is driving up prices at Whole Foods? Kiss my bright white ass.

When Gross pretends that his anemic heart bleeds for the "so many others are genuinely struggling to pay for enough basic sustenance to get them through the day" I want to chop off my own head in humiliation. Stop it! Stop it! Stop it! Accept that you're a culturally bankrupt asshole! Don't pretend to give a shit about other people!

1 comment:

isaac butler said...

a friend of mine named a (very very not flatteringly portrayed) character in a play after daniel gross...