Men love meat and ladies love sweets. Right? These stereotypes are near-effortless to buy into, particularly in the U.S., where marketers have played them hard, and consumers have adopted them as their own preferences and truths.
The perception is as follows: Women are to subsist on salad (and chocolate, sometimes) and men are to fill their plates with meat and savory dishes.
For movies, the actors have generally never seen the scene before, and sometimes, they canâ€™t even see it nowâ€Šâ€”â€ŠHollywood is terrified of films getting leaked on the internet, so when Dubbing Brothers received each Lord of the Rings movie, the studio had blacked out the entire screen except for little boxes around the actorsâ€™ mouths, and even those closed when the actors werenâ€™t talking. So everyone watchesâ€Šâ€”â€Šor doesnâ€™t watchâ€Šâ€”â€Šthe scene, maybe twice. The engineer presses rewind. And itâ€™s time to record the voice-over.
This piece, drawn in pencil and ink on music paper (but not orchestrated) has charm but does not appear to have been intended for performance at all. It may be a satire or lampoon on the famous violinist Joseph Joachim (1831-1904), to whom it is dedicated.