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Commentary: Sitting Up Front

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Commentary: Sitting Up Front

Commentary: Sitting Up Front

Commentary: Sitting Up Front

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Commentator Andrei Codrescu violates his own rule about never sitting up front in the theater, when his son takes him to a wild, freeform play. But things turn out OK. Codrescu made the rule based on prior experiences in which the audience had to burn their money, take off their clothes in the early 1970s — and being soaked in beer at a Sex Pistols' concert.