Grease Ad Deemed Hopelessly Devoid of Truth
An ad for
, the Broadway revival that was cast via an NBC reality competition, has created discord among media outlets seemingly quoted as endorsing the poorly reviewed musical. "The One That I Want!" the ad says over and over, attributing the sentiment to a variety of publications - many of which gave the show a thumbs down. A
rep tells the New York
they extract quotes "from both features and reviews," an explanation that isn't pacifying the cited outlets. The AP, for one, asked for its name to be removed - as all eventually were when the fast-talking ad was dropped from circulation.