Sunday, October 08, 2006

the obligatory standing 'o'

Finally someone else who agrees with me about the stupidity of the now nearly-obligatory standing ovation:

2 comments:

Legion said...

It's sort of like Bs and As in college. They've become so run of the mill now, when you get one it's like "Who gives a rat's ass."

trAcy said...

it's the encroachment of mediocrity, the exposure of the lack of critical training of our audiences.

it's becoming the custom, standing almost equals just clapping. i think people stand because they are bored with the length of the clapping and/or just want to get up and stretch.

no one's ever challenged my not-standing as that woman did this writer, and i'd probably be pretty peeved to have to explain myself.