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Shame on the Money Grubbers

Andy Lives and Universal Studios SUCK

A special Andy Kaufman Home Page tip of the hat to the poor pathetic souls at Universal Studios and AndyLives.org for their totally repulsive promotion of the Andy Kaufman bio-pic, Man on the Moon. Hiring screenwriters - who were barely 10-years old when Andy died - to write the screenplay was bad enough (the movie made Andy look like a freak), but compounded with Universal's "underground" promotion of the movie via a bunch of youngsters who knew nothing about Andy's life and family - not to mention the crudely drawn "artwork" (see above) - and the result becomes obnoxious posters illegally plastered on walls and telephone poles, a waste of a web site, and a movie that limped out of theaters in a matter of weeks. Thanks folks: the movie, the web site, and the promotional efforts stood for everything Andy hated about show business.