Theater Professor’s Firefly Poster Declared a Threat

September 27, 2011

Miller, once described as "a walking encyclopedia on all things theatrical," hung up a poster on his office door that featured Firefly star Nathan Fillion and a quote that included the word "kill." Worried that the poster would result in murder somehow, school police chief Lisa A. Walter decided it was a public safety threat and had it removed. This did not make any sense to Miller, because it does not make sense at all. In a heated email exchange with Walter that is now posted on the website of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a pro-free speech organization that's defending his right to hang up posters that promote aborted sci-fi teevee shows, Miller pluckily challenges Walter's "fascistic manner" of acting...