"Quick, Maria! Fetch bandages!" So shouts the Innkeeper to his wife in "The Man of La Mancha" when Don Quixote and Sancho Panza suffer abrasions and bruises at the hands of villains. Life recently imitated art at Thunder Bay Theatre, when the men who played the knight errant and his sidekick were so unnecessarily abused in a May 24 Lifestyles article about a "thorough investigation" of "some situations" and "bringing TBT back to professional level quality." Without much fuller context, the reported statements of the Interim Managing Director and Interim Artistic Director come across as defamatory in the first instance and insulting in the second.