@madnesskreation and anyone else who wants it
here is a link to my save file, this is right after Dorothy and Darius talk, and the objective changes to talking to the poet and reporter.
@beard2bfeared yeah, insults, that will will get them to do what you want. Instead of insulting them maybe tell them what version of the xbox os your running it on, screen resolution, and if you got the dlc. Have you tried to uninstall the game and then reinstall?