Category: Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect – #423

  Charley, middle: “Now, look here, Buford. This here’s what we call a ‘woman’. They can be quite nice to have around if you know what to do with them.” Buford, right: “Why I gotta have one of those?” Charley: “They can make you happy. They can cook […]

Past Imperfect – #331

Nurse Mae: “Doctor, do you see what I’m seeing in the Emergency Room?” Doctor John: “I’m not quite certain, but it appears to look like what you think it looks like.” Nurse Mae: “So this means…” Doctor John: “The casualties from Black Friday Shopping have already begun to […]

Past Imperfect – #384

Norma: “Come into my arms, my love. Let me show my world to you.” Director: “Cut! Norma, you’re off script. And why do you look like you’re one morphine drip away from a sanitarium? You’re supposed to be on the verge of rapturous love-making with the man that […]

Past Imperfect – #115

FBI Agent Smith knew that a nest of Russian spies was operating in the Theater District, and he knew that they were posing as bankers, but he couldn’t quite figure out exactly which building he should start searching first… Aggressive man in a greasy overcoat who suddenly appeared […]

Past Imperfect – #318

Marjorie: “It says right here in your contract that no scenes will be filmed unless your face is properly lit.” Joan: “And why would you have an issue with that? Seems fair to me, since you’re just a supporting player and I’m the star.” Marjorie: “You are not […]

Past Imperfect – #317

Joan: “What do you mean you won’t allow me to check in to this hotel?” Desk Clerk: “We have a strict policy against letting people into the building with eyebrows that are bigger than the Chrysler Building. It’s a structural issue, and we can’t jeopardize the safety of […]

Past Imperfect – #519

Note: I dug this one out of the archives, mainly because that last line is more relevant than ever, considering the past few weeks in America…   Meanwhile, in one of those conservative states where people voted for Trump because they apparently relish alternative facts over progress, another […]

Past Imperfect – #291

Peggy: “I don’t know about this. Explain to me again why I’m holding a gun and wearing this outfit?” Photographer: “Two guns, actually. Perhaps math was not your favorite subject in school. Anyway, you are showing the world that you are taking charge of your life but can […]

Past Imperfect – #378

Deep in an underground research bunker, because above-ground bunkers are just not as exciting, a conversation is taking place… Historian #1, the guy with the most seniority: “This is an amazing artifact. Where on earth did you manage to find this?” Historian #2, with no seniority at all […]