July 27th, 2008

BREAKING NEWS: Leahy Batman Cameo Causes Roomful of Swedes to Make Noise, Although They Have Been Told Not To

by Philip Baruth

Caught The Dark Knight last night, at a theater on Södermalm, southernmost island of the handful of islands that make up the waterborne city of Stockholm. I wound up in the last available seat on the far right edge of a small sea of Swedes. And when Pat Leahy told the Joker, “We’re not intimidated by thugs like you,” a little spontaneous applause actually burst out, which is a large reaction indeed from a movie house full of civic-minded Swedes.

leahy with soldier