... Luvvie Rage. The link to Trashing Theatre is essential reading. I'm not as down on theater as Bryan, but I do think a lot of contemporary drama is the merest - and dullest - sermonizing. I also think that the little Pinter had to say wasn't especially worth saying and, at any rate (thank God), was said long ago. But Bryan is absolutely correct in saying that "The contrived contemporary concoctions [of Shakespeare] are the worst of all ..."