MORE ON MY "ROGER EBERT MOMENT" WITH MARGARET CHO—Her POV on the incident, from her book
The full story is here. But holy crap, here's an addendum....
I forgot that Margaret wrote a book version of I'M THE ONE THAT I WANT.
Well, just now, reminded by a friend, I just did a "Look Inside!" search through the book at Amazon using the keyword "critic."
If you do that and go to page 129-130, you'll read the incident from her perspective...which is virtually word for word the same as how I described it. Only this time, from her point of view...and she twists the knife a little, too. (I've attached a screengrab of the relevant
Ahh....sorry Margaret. I'd love to think a decade or so of time passed means it's all water under the bridge.