“When I get a ‘pop-up’ … I just want it to go away!”

popPart of the joy of a festival is the seat chatter. Being in the South with a lanyard around your neck marking you as one of the theater tribe, avoiding preshow conversation is impossible.

Many questions about “what is this Engine31?”.

Last night before “Appropriate,” my seat mate seemed particularly perplexed by a ‘pop-up’ newsroom.

I did my regular: journalists from around the country, temporary newsroom, aggregator, different angles on the festival, multimedia, etc. She seemed disturbed. Odd moment of silence. And then she says . . .

“I don’t know. When I get one of those pop-ups on my computer, when it comes up on the screen, I just want it go away!”

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