Did you watch the Tonys last night.
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Did you watch the Tonys last night.
Hold the phone here, we are talking about <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">the actor-injuring, Taymor-firing, overhyped, underwritten, totally revamped, heavily mocked Broadway show we've been ripping on for months</a>, right.
Hey, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">we haven't checked in on this rolling disaster in a while</a>, how's it been doing.
South Park dudes Trey Parker And Matt Stone went on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to talk about the amazing nine Tony Awards they won for Book of Mormon (including best musical).
One thing we haven't noted in <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">our coverage of this Clone Saga-grade turkey</a> is the irony that the show hasn't officially opened yet.
Tomorrow's "American Idol" finale promises to be one of the biggest musical queefs in television history: U2's Bono and the Edge will perform with cast members from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the newly revamped musical scored by the Irish rockers.
Last week, we <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/05/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark-starts-endangering-actors-again-on-may-12th">reported</a> on the reopening of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, the Broadway musical that's tortured actors and audiences alike.
There hasn't been much to say about the now-legendary Broadway train wreck SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark for the last month.
The excess of cast injuries and woeful mismanagement from Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has been well-covered on both <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">Gamma Squad</a> and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/tag/spider-man-musical">FilmDrunk</a>, but now the disaster is coming to your TV: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" will base one of its episodes this season around the troubled musical.
With all the injuries on the set of the <a href="../tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">Spider-Man musical</a>, Spider-Man: Off With The Darkness And The Injuries To The Actors With The Ouch And The Flavin, we're a little surprised one of the eighty-four Law & Order spin-offs hasn't filmed a "ripped from the headlines" episode about it already.
They think it's like canine feces.
That image of Spidey seemingly getting ready to bitchslap somebody with his webshooter is from the Japanese Spider-Man TV show, the most ill-conceived attempt to bring Spidey to a different medium until "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" came along.
There are many, many reasons to hate "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.
I bet they're singing about tilted cameras and low ceilings.
We've already reported about Natalie Mendoza, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/12/whats-going-wrong-with-the-spidey-musical-this-week">who decided to quit "Spider-Man: Humpday Mashup Dump" </a>because she got clobbered with a rope and was sick of taking painkillers and anti-nausea tablets to do her job.
Gamma Squad's <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">been covering this slow-motion train wreck for four months now</a> and there's no sign the train, despite having derailed, flipped, exploded, rammed through a children's hospital on Pet a Happy Puppy Day, exploded and derailed again, somehow, is going to stop rolling.
You may have already heard a <a href="../2011/02/spidey-musical-finally-has-a-writer-who-cares-about-spider-man">new scriptwriter</a> and a <a href="../2011/02/spidey-musical-to-get-new-director">new director</a> were hired for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and you may have read about Julie Taymor comparing the musical to <a href="../2011/03/julie-taymor-spider-man-burns-like-a-volcano-theatergoers-agree">that time she almost died in a volcano</a>.
There's been so much written about the horribleness of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark that it's kind of hard to write anything new.
"Spider-Man: Slam Into A Wall" <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">has been a disaster from start to finish</a>, so much so that it's almost not fun to mock the hell out of it anymore.