Category: Unfocused Issues

Past Imperfect – #469

Bette, left: “What did you just say?” Olivia, right: “I said that I love you as a sister but I can’t fully support you leaving the house looking like that.” Bette: “And why is that?” Olivia: “Well, two reasons. One is that no one wears tropical attire after […]

Past Imperfect – #464

Ramon: “Aw, hell, why are you crying this time?” Harriet: “I just feel so blue about our relationship. We seem to be in a rough patch and I don’t know why. Is it something I’ve done?” Ramon: “Not really. Although maybe you shouldn’t cling to me like I’ve […]

Past Imperfect – #439

As dawn broke across the land, Anthony tried to prepare himself for another workday in corporate America. But it all seemed so useless, devoid of meaning, and he just didn’t have the strength to even pick up his cup of morning coffee. Then, surprisingly, the coffee decided to […]

Past Imperfect – #415

In a rare moment of reflection, one that may or may not have been carefully devised by publicists, director Alfred Hitchcock and star Anthony Perkins discuss their current project, a lovely dissertation on misplaced values known as “Psycho”… Alfred: “So, Tony, how do you think the shoot is […]

Past Imperfect – #375

Cary: “So, did you sneak in the hacksaw so I can cut through these bars and blow this joint?” Katharine: “I might have. Or maybe I didn’t. You need to answer some questions first.” Cary: “I got nothin’ else to do in here except hope that I don’t […]

Past Imperfect – #363

Dick: “Now, now, my pet. There’s no reason to be so blue.” Ruby: “But you don’t understand. I really wanted to get that part. I practiced and practiced for at least fifteen minutes!” Dick: “Well, sometimes things just don’t work out. Perhaps it wasn’t meant to be. But […]

Past Imperfect – #328

Marceline: “Alice, dear, could you possibly manage to look a trifle less bored?” Alice: “Are you kidding? We’re dressed up like cats. What is this accomplishing?” Marceline: “It’s keeping us in the spotlight. As every good starlet knows, there are things you simply must do to keep the […]

Past Imperfect – #247

At the latest Tea Party convention, all of the women are issued headgear with homing devices that transmit an endless loop of propaganda promoting self-denial and blind adherence to legislative proposals that will make their lives unsatisfying and empty. (The men, of course, aren’t issued anything, because their […]