On Wednesday, May 17th, Austinite Brandon Vezmar became a new Internet sensation. Film Twitter errupted into rapturous applause; they had finally found the hero they had been waiting for.
The Austin-American Statesman broke a story about Vezmar suing his date for texting during a showing of The story broke wide almost instantly. Even Even Tim League, owner of the Alamo Drafthouse theaters got involved, offering Vezmar a gift certificate to cover the cost of his ticket.
His behavior made me extremely uncomfortable, and I felt I needed to remove myself from the situation for my own safety.
He has escalated the situation far past what any mentally healthy person would.
Even agreeing with a man when they compliment her is enough to send some men into a tailspin.