Why do they deserve criticism? It’s a fairly logical question to ask, given the scenario. They don’t know the production schedule for the movie. This wasn’t a situation where he had to feel defensive. This merely Involves discussing a timeline.
But that would require him acknowledging that there is an incident in the first place. There is a new line of public affairs where you don’t deny that an event occurred or a thing was said. Instead, you disregard the possibility of that event or thing ever having the possibility of existing.
They did pay homage to it — Joey sported FDNY shirts for episodes shot during the weeks of production around 9/11, as well as the apartment’s Magna Doodle having a picture of the WTC — but I imagine that being a comfort-food sitcom came with the mindset that people just wanted to forget the crazy world for 30 minutes… Read more
As someone who lived in NY on 9/11, I can absolutely understand the show not bringing it up. We talked about it with friends and family, we grieved, but at a certain point we wanted to get past it. To this day I dread Sept 11th each year, because I don’t need the constant reminder of what happened. I lived through it.… Read more
Guys who can dance for sure have a secret weapon!
This reads like a novel. It’s lovely.
I enjoyed the news of Splinter’s shuttering just because I wouldn’t have to scroll past this guy’s shitty crossposts anymore.