GOING THROUGH AN AWKWARD FACE DEPT.
With over 100 million pageviews and counting, Kony 2012 — a half-hour long call for action against Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony — has become the biggest thing to hit the Web since Rebecca Black reminded us that Saturday follows Friday. As part of its campaign, Invisible Children, the group behind the video, is pressuring 20 superstar “culturemakers” to speak out against Kony. Most of the 20 have stayed unusually silent on the red-hot issue — until now.
“Amazing! Seeing Tobey Maguire working the coat check in the lobby was worth the ticket price alone!”
“Stan Lee’s misguided cameo as a tap dancing street vendor grinds the second act to a halt.”
“Though technically not part of the production, Julie Taymor throwing fruit at the stage was a highlight of the show, and they should probably keep it.”