You’ve seen the ‘make face time’ Dentyne ad’s. I think they’re kinda brilliant from an advertising standpoint. And now they’ve teamed up with Manhattan Theater Club, and are sponsoring a Playwriting Contest! You enter a 10 pages play that deals with ‘sustaining a personal relationships in the age of technology.’ One winner gets $7,500! Like in money! Not in gum!

The catch:

‘Entries must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Entries may not contain material that is inappropriate, including, without limitation, material that is indecent, pornographic, profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, slanderous, libelous, violent, or that contains nudity, illegal activity, drug or weapon use, dangerous activities, or use of alcohol or tobacco.

And I’m pretty much stumped. I mean, when I think of gum, racism and forties is pretty much all I think about.

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