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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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RUBBING HIM THE WRONG WAY

HANK “Ah, there’s the rub”  Get it?  Anyway, for a wife she’s a great masseuse. She’s a great audience. A great listener. But Lou has her quirks, like everyone else. We can all be irritating at times, can’t we? Ouch. That’s a sore spot. Go easy Now I’m quite the homebody, except when I’m at rehearsal. Not her. But If she’s having an affair, she’s got to be the greatest actress in the world. Even if she were, I would…

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