Eric and I wanted to get shots of the poor bunnies trapped in cages at the pet store in the mall for sure, then there was all this “antiquey”' stuff around that was imminently questionable...
Anyway the fallout from the show was unreal. The mall called me and said, “Hey you shouldn't have said that stuff about the mall, while in the mall.” So they created a policy supposedly that bans videotaping in the mall... I argue the old public square kinda thing, and they claim it's private property. Of course private property usually beats a
They went as far as to call me where I worked at the local paper (HT) and threaten to pull their advertising because of my little shenanigans. All I really remember about the conversations with the mall was me stating, “Well ultimately I guess we have two different definitions of what comedy is.” I mean really they were so mad at me acting like the Mall was actually going to lose business because of my “observations.” It was all like Bloomington meets Mayberry in a dark alley with Abbie Hoffman.