I was a little worried last night when I arrived for Mike Daisey’s one-man show at Joe’s Pub, a chic, midsized venue in the East Village. It was crazy, but I was worried Daisey was going to recognize me and scream at me, like he did when I interviewed him by phone last week. “You don’t know anything about the theater,” he had said in the middle of a meandering, expletive-laced monologue.
Daisey’s show was originally titled “Yes All Women,” a reference to the hashtag women used to tell their stories of inequality after the devoted misogynist Elliot Rodger went on a shooting spree in California late last month. Daisey says he read the stories linked through the hashtag, thought they were “beautiful,” and meditated deeply on them….