Tag: Mae Clarke

Past Imperfect – #361

Mae and Jimmy, rehearsing the infamous grapefruit scene. Mae: “I don’t know about this. It sounds kind of violent.” Jimmy: “Don’t worry about it, doll. I’m just gonna barely tap you with it. Just like this.” Mae: “But what about that other movie where you dragged me by […]

Past Imperfect – #329

Kent, left: “My darling, you seem troubled.” Mae, right: “Well, I suppose there’s something I should tell you, but I don’t think you’ll like it.” Kent: “You know I love you eternally. There’s nothing you can say that will make me unhappy.” Mae: “It’s just that… well, you […]

Past Imperfect – #357

Douglass: “Mae, my sugar bunny, whatever is troubling you so? Mae: “Oh, Douglass, the agony is so intense that I can barely speak!” Douglass: “Now, now. Stop writhing like a Pentecostal. Tell me what has happened. Are you hurt? Is there some blood loss that I need to […]

Past Imperfect – #326

Mae: “What do you mean you don’t know what to do?” Buck: “Your foot is stuck in the drain. Why did you call me? I sell ice cream. Did you get hungry while you were waiting for someone else to get here who can actually help you?” Mae: […]

Past Imperfect – #327

It was the wedding of the decade, with the rich and famous for miles around flocking to view the nuptials. The reception afterwards was a smashing success, with the flashbulbs of the paparazzi lighting up the night and the gossip columnists rhapsodizing in the evening editions of all […]

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 – #330

  The two spinsters studied the publicity photo and tried to decide if they should go inside the movie palace and watch this latest release…   Betty: “Look at how she can’t even light his cigarette. She would make a terrible wife. I hope he’s not planning to […]

Past Imperfect – #332

Prison Matron, left: “Now, Dottie, is this really a proper way for you to behave?” Dottie: “I don’t care! I’m sick to death of you bringing me the same lousy food on the same lousy tray ever y day.” Matron: “Well, Dottie, I didn’t actually make the lousy […]

Past Imperfect – #358

Mae: “You know, something just occurred to me.” Jimmy: “And what are your thoughts, my special lady of the evening? Are you rapturously satisfied after my stellar boudoir performance?” Mae: “Oh. Did we have sex? I didn’t realize. Perhaps I was distracted.” Jimmy: “Surely you are at least […]

Past Imperfect – #327

It was the wedding of the decade, with the rich and famous for miles around flocking to view the nuptials. The reception afterwards was a smashing success, with the flashbulbs of the paparazzi lighting up the night and the gossip columnists rhapsodizing in the evening editions of all […]