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Trying to get a Pilot

         “Ladies and gentlemen, the ten of you have been chosen to present your script to Mr. Cartwright. You were chosen for one reason or another. It’s likely that your script sucks and you just happen to know somebody that knows somebody. One or two of you may actually have good work in your hands. We’ve … Continue reading

I Could’ve

      “It’s open”       Bob swung his torso through the door, legs lagging a split second behind. He paused – stared at me, shook his head, and walked over to the pool table.       “Play-ya.”       He said this with a competitive grin. I could’ve said no. I could’ve just finished writing the algorithm for … Continue reading

A Proper Burial

      “Checkmate”       Leo tossed his slain king in disgust. In doing so he startled his opponent – not because of the act, but more so because of the distance and accuracy.       Leo said nothing. He eased his chair backward and elevated. He gently placed a rugged bill atop the chess board, grabbed his … Continue reading

Distracted

“Hmmmm…,” He rambled on to no one in particular. There wasn’t much to be said on the matter. He didn’t notice her ring at first. This is what caused the confusion. He eased himself into a not all too comfortable position closer to the gentleman seated next to him. He was planted right next to … Continue reading

Did I mention I’ve packed your bags?

May I interject? Why Yes. Where is the peace I was promised? Ummm it’s… This is not what I expected or planned for or was told it would be. You – why you bamboozled me. I’m not quite sure what you mean. Think it through. Hell I’ll even think with you. Well. I have tried … Continue reading

Music Addiction

“Alright everyone. Find a seat that suits you. I want everyone to be comfortable. This is a safe place. Walt..Walt? That means you too.” Picking a seat is like picking my nose. I’ve only got a couple choices, doesn’t make much difference either way. “Thank you Walt. This is a safe environment everyone.” She’s speaking … Continue reading