Imagined Conversations (7.22.14)

Spoken quotes from the week’s news in dialogue form.

A and B are staring at the Brooklyn Bridge from an office window in DUMBO.

A: There’s a white flag on the Brooklyn Bridge.

B: This is how we’re living.

A: You can’t do that. It’s illegal. 

B: That’s false. You can put anything you want in a tamale.

A:  It doesn’t matter what neighborhood I’m in.

B swivels around in his chair.

B: I know what you mean. Every other guy has that same tan briefcase.

A continues to stare at the bridge, lost in thought.

A: Myself? I’m still getting acquainted with these jogging pants I threw on. I was a shy little girl wearing a lilac romper.

C enters the office.

C: Let the games begin!

B (to A): Here, cry at this point in the meeting.

A: I don’t have fangs.

B: I’m a porcupine.

A: I’m a—what’s the fish that blows up?

C: “I’m a blowfish.”

A (to C): There’s a white flag on the Brooklyn Bridge.

C: I know. I put it there.

B: Why?

C: Whenever we want to persuade our staff to support a particular project we always try to break their hearts.

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