Quite possibly, the most awesome Trib photo ever.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is coming to … ahem … Westmoreland Mall. And tell me this isn’t the most awesome news photo you’ve ever seen.

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How uncomfortable do that dude in the grandpa briefs and the girl in the granny pants look?

If you’re just dying to see a mall production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, I’ll let you in on a little secret. You can get a $5 discount on the $20 tickets if you say “Let there be lips” at the ticket counter. I swear it. Click here and see the right hand column.

Can I tell you how much I hate it when people hold these ridiculous marketing schemes where you have to like say something or sing something for a discount? That irks me to no end. I’ll never forget when Mattress Discounters held a promotion maybe two years ago that if you came in the store and sang their little ditty … you know it … “Have a good night’s sleep on ussssss. Mattress Discounterrrrrrrrrs!” you would get two free pillows.

As much as I loved the idea of two free pillows, walking into a store and singing a jingle in front of strangers is about as appealing to me as sleeping in a pigeon coop. Just give me the damn pillows. God.


  1. Julie_Gong
    October 26, 2006 10:24 am

    I would love to go to this an give you a review but there is not a chance in hell I would pay $20, $15 if I say the catch phrase to see this. Although I image I would get some great pics.

  2. Lynne
    October 26, 2006 2:03 pm

    Love the photo! Reminds of the time my kids principal gave us (parents & kids) tickets to the ice capades. The look on his face when one of the skaters performed (in that costume) to transvestite from transylvania – it was amazing!

  3. dukey11
    October 26, 2006 3:35 pm

    I must agree with you on the singing-for-free-pillows plot by Mattress Discounters. Is it really necessary to here the slogan over and over again for free pillows by people who probably have terrible voices? Think about what the employees would have to go through. I’d just give the damn pillow to the person if they’d ask for one. I think being polite is way more important than singing out of key.