I understand that everybody's allowed their own interpretation of, like, stuff, but I have to admit I'm a little bemused by some of the reviewers who seem to believe that my casting as a rather unsavory internet escort reviewer in Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience constitutes some kind of smackdown of the entire film criticism racket. "Is that what you really think of us, Steven?" asks Scott Collura at IGN. Kirk Honeycutt says my casting constitutes "a clear shot at the critical profession." And there's more.