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DEATH BY A HUNDRED CATS

MORT See, I was mortally afraid of cats long before Lou scratched my eyes out ! Have been since a child. My parents’ cat almost smothered me in my crib! So I was having this nightmare where all these cats were stalking me. Surrounding me and coming closer and closer. Then they all leapt at me. Their eyes. I’ll never forget their eyes. I should have woken up screaming, but in this case, the cats had all been de-clawed, so…

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EVEN MORE REVOLTING

LOU I was working the Forensic Psych Unit at the hospital. My clients were so excited because they had roles in this play. So I thought it would be nice to show my support. The curtain goes up, and there he is in all his finery. He looked great! And as things went along, he acted great. Very convincing. And that voice! I melted! But he seemed to be upstaging the other actors. Not just because he was so much…

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REVOLTING

HANK The deal was that some of the inmates would play the crazy people in the play. The mob. Like it would be therapy for them, and fifty bucks apiece for us. It’s set in the French Revolution and I guess I was so convincing that these method-acting crazies started coming out of the wings and harassing me! They were talking building a guillotine! That’s how convincing I was. The mob literally chased me off the stage and out of…

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