13_pines (13_pines) wrote,
13_pines
13_pines

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Fun with peeves!

You know what really bugs the crap out of me?  When people spell actors' names wrong. 

I can't stand it when people spell Joshua Malina's name "Joshua Molina."

I can't stand it when people spell Janel Moloney's name "Janel Maloney."

Maybe it's just a West Wing thing, because it also really bothers me when people spell President Bartlet's name with two Ts instead of just one.  Yes, I know the real Josiah Bartlett had two Ts, but this is the fictional guy and Aaron Sorkin chose to spell his name with one.  Do me a favor and follow his lead. 

Is it strange that this bothers me more than when people spell my own name wrong?  My first name isn't unusual, but it can be spelled no less than SIX different ways, so I guess I'm just used to people spelling it wrong because they've done it my whole life.

I'm a little more understanding about the misspelled name thing on places like LJ or personal blogs, but when an actors' name is misspelled in an actual news item it drives me absolutely batty!  The other day I read an article about In Plain Sight where the author spelled Mary McCormack's name "Mary MacCormick."  She's the lead actress in the series and you can't be bothered to do enough research to ensure her name is spelled right?  Seriously??

Okay, rant over.  Thanks for indulging me.

Tags: aaron sorkin, janel moloney, joshua malina, mary mccormack, rant, west wing
Subscribe

  • Pines likes this.*

    The Social Network (2010) Screenplay by: Aaron Sorkin (based on the book The Accidental Millionaires by Ben Mezrich) Directed by: David Fincher…

  • It's about to get Real. Real funny.*

    Hot Fuzz (2007) Written by: Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg Directed by: Edgar Wright Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Dalton,…

  • Iconic Icon is Iconic

    In case you hadn't noticed, I'm trying very hard not to spam my f-list with Gary Oldman-related posts, but this is something that I simply cannot…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments