Corpus ID: 192900741

"'Most People Bring Their Own Spoons': THE ROOM's participatory audiences as comedy mediators"

@inproceedings{Mcculloch2011MostPB,
  title={"'Most People Bring Their Own Spoons': THE ROOM's participatory audiences as comedy mediators"},
  author={Richard Mcculloch},
  year={2011}
}
THE ROOM (Tommy Wiseau, 2003) has developed the unenviable reputation as being one of the worst films ever made, yet at the same time is celebrated by ‘fans’ who take considerable pleasure from its perceived ineptitude. Considerable media attention has also been afforded to the film’s participatory theatrical screenings, which typically feature constant heckling, chants, and the throwing of plastic spoons. Through the analysis of the film’s British audiences (in the form of surveys… Expand
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