Once again, proof positive...

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...that critics are useless.

A friend said he's creating a new show called "This Play is Awesome".

It will be critic proof.

He can quote every reviewer as saying "This play is awesome".

I'd use a title like "This Play is Awesome: Fresh, funny, and fantastic... the best thing you'll see all year." Then you get at least three different critic's quotes.

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Thanks for the insight. I've seen articles from many reviewers about this shady out-of-context-quote-pulling. I posted a link to your post. Thanks for digging up the article!
That's such a David Merrick thing to do!
For years I have wanted to write a show called "The Best Musical I've Ever Seen!" Says Ben Brantley of the New York Times.But every time I try to get any further than the title I'm so pleased with myself I just start to giggle.

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