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Excerpts from The World of Art

Excerpts from The World of Art

THE MUSE: AN EXCERPT FROM THE WORLD OF ART

  JO You didn’t need to take the stairs. There’s an elevator, see? He’s on his way down, but I’m getting high. How did you get past the doorman? AURORA Your doorman just exudes sexual energy. OK. Back to work. Wine break over. This was all years ago. Anyway. I had just turned eighteen. I said, “Pablo, you don’t have to play those head games with me. I am Aurora, I am yours! The Universe has sent me to you,…

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Excerpts from The World of Art

SECTION S: AN EXCERPT FROM THE WORLD OF ART

ART Of course. If there’s one thing you have taught me, it’s how blindly following orders can bring true peace of mind. Explains so much about Nazi Germany. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. I’m not looking for trouble. I’m looking for a tenant with a steady income. What are you looking for? JO Something better than a guy in bunny slippers. ART I hope you find it. I honestly do. JO I did. So tell me about your new tenant. I…

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Excerpts from The World of Art

TASTES LIKE CHICKEN: AN EXCERPT FROM THE WORLD OF ART

JO You got fired! See, that’s what happens when they discover your work day consists of writing a musical based on the career of Jeffrey Dahmer! You can’t even write music! Then, in Year One, you blew your severance package trying to produce it! Then in Year Two you blew my entire savings subsidizing its very short run!   ART You were a willing investor at the time!   JO That’s what happens when you get too close to something.…

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