By Joe Guse
This booklet presents a mental profile of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley, and makes an attempt to ascertain the pathos that exists within the internal worlds of comedians.
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AMBROSE puts away his pen and paper. Silence. They glance around the room. AMBROSE sighs. AMBROSE sighs again. FREDDY Christ. What? AMBROSE Oh. Women. Too bad we aren’t gay. FREDDY Huh? AMBROSE We get along. We like the same things: fishing bowling philosophical conversation 44 doing things our own way. Don’t have to always be “explaining” ourselves. Ya know? It’s ironic or something like ironic. Just sayin. Too bad we aren’t gay. FREDDY Yeah. Too bad. So what’s your plan? Better be a good one – your get‐out‐of‐jail‐free card is maxed.
We quit that vow. ESTELLE Not before you started hallucinating. MANDY I was sleep deprived! ESTELLE You thought the statue in the park of the three founding fathers was the Bee Gees. MANDY Only for a minute! That was a very difficult time. ESTELLE prepares to leave. ESTELLE I’m sorry. Really. I’m really sorry. This is none of my business. I am sorry. But I don’t get it. MANDY Estelle – there’s nothing to get. It is what it is. Two lonely people who are able to help each other out. 26 ESTELLE I gotta go.
He’s a sociopath. A stupid sociopath. All kinds of trouble. He’d do my grandmother for a tank of gas. Really – he’s the kind of guy you’d only sleep with if you were locked out of your apartment after the bars closed. I didn’t get it. And not because I was jealous. Well – a little jealous. But it was very clear that it was only a matter of time before he really hurt Mandy – 29 before he pushed her too far. I’m not apologizing for Mandy’s actions. She was definitely out of control. And things could have turned out a helluva lot worse.