Wednesday, December 3, 2008

The Real Scrooge Is Like Bill O’Reilly

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The real Scrooge is a dark, horrible sociopath, just like Bill O’Reilly.

In her play Scrooge Must Die!, which is an adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol, writer/director Angela Berliner turns Scrooge into a racist, sexist, hateful miser who never finds redemption.

Berliner says that her version of Scrooge is not unlike many people who invade TV screens.

She explains, “Some of the people we see in our political and pop culture are just mean and take so much pleasure in it. People like Bill O’Reilly or Rush Limbaugh can be nasty, selfish, and misanthropic. They’re the real Scrooges of today.”

The scary Scrooge Berliner portrays in her play never learns his lesson, just like a real “a■■hole,” which is why she says kiddies shouldn’t be in attendance.

Adults, however, will enjoy the crass content and learn to be kinder people or suffer a cold, lonely life.

Scrooge Must Die! premieres Saturday (Dec. 6) at The Actors’ Gang in Los Angeles.

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