Alamo Drafthouse: 1, Texting in Theater: 0.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jun 6, 2011
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Text in Alamo Drafthouse Theater? You’re kicked out. Call to complain? You’re awesome:

Via Daily What, which is fast becoming my fave blog ever.

…for the record, she was warned twice before being kicked out), they did what any amazing movie house would do: They turned her rambling rant into a “Don’t Talk or Text” PSA which they intend to play before all R-rated movies...Read the whole bit.

Via Alamo: We do not tolerate people that talk or text in the theater. In fact, before every film, we have several warnings on screen to prevent such happenings. Occasionally, someone doesn’t follow the rules, and we do, in fact, kick their asses out of our theater. This video is an actual voicemail from a woman that was kicked out of one of our Austin theaters. Thanks, anonymous woman, for being awesome.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Alamo Drafthouse: 1, Texting in Theater: 0.”

  1. yoga freedom says:

    Oh, yes! Alamo Drafthouse is by far my favorite theater in Austin. No, the world!

  2. Good for the Alamo Drafthouse! If I lived in Austin I'd be a customer.

  3. Ben_Ralston says:

    Ahhh, if only all cinemas and theaters rocked it like this – I'm sure movie sales would go UP 🙂