October 25, 2011
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4. LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Chapter 4 Read ‘THESIS’ in Creature Folder
Universal Respect Montage / Polite Driver ST. LOUIS, MO 3:12 PM PANORAMA OF ‘UNIVERSAL RESPECT’ ESTABLISHMENT SHOT, LIKE OLD FOLKS IN ROCKING CHAIRS OUT FRONT OF BARBER SHOPS TO ESTABLISH THE TOWN THE MAIN CHARACTERS ARE COMING TO IN SOME MOVIE, NEWS ON THE RADIO WELL, THE RAINMAN COMES WITH HIS MAGIC WAND AND THE JUDGE SAYS, “MONA CAN’T HAVE NO BOND” AND THE WALLS COLLIDE, MONA CRIES AND THE RAINMAN LEAVES IN THE WOLFMAN’S DISGUISE ROPOUT I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY, I WANNA BE YOUR MAN I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY I DON’T WANNA BE HERS, I WANNA BE YOURS WELL, THE UNDERTAKER IN HIS MIDNIGHT SUIT SAYS TO THE MASKED MAN, “AIN’T YOU CUTE!” PARENT’S GETTING DIVORCED WELL, THE MASK MAN HE GETS UP ON THE SHELF AND HE SAYS, “YOU AIN’T SO BAD YOURSELF” I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY, I WANNA BE YOUR MAN I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY I DON’T WANNA BE HERS, I WANNA BE YOURS MOM LOSES HER JOB WELL, JUMPIN’ JUDY CAN’T GO NO HIGHER SHE HAD BULLETS IN HER EYES, AND THEY FIRE RASPUTIN HE’S SO DIGNIFIED HE TOUCHED THE BACK OF HER HEAD AN’ HE DIED MUSIC GETS QUIET DON’T WANT TO BE DEGENERATES KIDS HIS GIRLFRIEND IS AFRAID OF GETTING PREGNANT BECAUSE THEY ARE HAVING SEX ALL THE TIME... AND THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT NOT HAVING SEX SO MUCH... (THIS IS LIKE THE WEEKEND BEFORE THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL) GIRL’S LIKE “WE DON’T WANT TO BECOME DEGENERATES” THEY JUST DID IT FOR THE FIRST TIME SIX MONTHS AGO... OR SOMETHING I wanna be your lover, baby, I wanna be your man I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY I DON’T WANNA BE HERS, I WANNA BE YOURS WELL, PHAEDRA WITH HER LOOKING GLASS STRETCHIN’ OUT UPON THE GRASS SHE GETS ALL MESSED UP AND SHE FAINTS – THAT’S ’CAUSE SHE’S SO OBVIOUS AND YOU AIN’T I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY, I WANNA BE YOUR MAN I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER, BABY I DON’T WANNA BE HERS, I WANNA BE YOURS ‘Bad’ kid (rebel) with the smart kid, the one who is in his group, reading the marquis de sade I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER , BOB DYLAN SAYS... LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, FREEDOM CONTRASTED TO WORK JUNE 2. 6AM. Last day of school. Senior Year Thinking in the netherlands. Nathan driving. Picks up Alissa. Nathan thinking about the “Netherlands” of after graduation. “Out in north ridge, Out in the larger world.” – from that Soul Coughing song about innocent farm girl raised by the aliens… Also in the car Jen and Dresden. Nathan lets in a car. “You always do that.” He looks over, hearing the comment directed at him. “What?” “You’re like the most polite, proper driver.” “Nooo....” “Yeah.” netherlands of after graduation: some dialogue about that here... before car crash: “pretty soon it’s gonna be, ’back in high school’... back in high school we hadn’t a care in the world. we used to eat lunch behind the gym and smoke behind the chapel. skip out after assemblies. we used to rule the school. back in high--.(car crash) Crashing the car into the person you just really deliberately let in THEY BUST OUT LAUGHING UNCONTROLLABLY, GUY THEY HIT IS A GUY LIKE A SKINNY MUSTACHIOED ‘WHAT THE FUCK’S SO FUNNY” GUY/// QUICK CHANGE TO They’re about a half mile to school and walk it instead of waiting for the AAA dude to get there. They don’t want to miss the last day.
Last Day of School Teacher’s from each class / Cut Sequences ‘THIS IS THE LAST DAY SO WE WON’T DO ANYTHING REALLY’ MONTAGE ---------------------------- HOME ROOM TEACHER: Settle down, settle down. STUFFED SHIRT TEACHER: Today as you all know... SCIENCE TEACHER: Is not really important for your grades or anything... GYM TEACHER: So I thought we would play whatever you wanted to. STRICT TEACHER WHO REGRETS NOT HAVING THEM TO DISCIPLINE OR GIVE WORK TO FOR THE REMAINDER OF THEIR LIVES: _____________ OLDER TEACHER: You’ve had enough advice from me over the years to-- NICE GUY ENGLISH-LIKE TEACHER: Get through the summer in one piece. OFFICIOUS LAST CLASS WAITING FOR 2:50 (Math Teacher? Or is that an Art Teacher?): So, take what we’ve given you. It’s for your-- STUDENT, CROWDING CAMERA RUNNING TOWARD THE WORLD: free! Free at last! Thank God almighty, I’m free at last!