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Moonlight Mile Monologue

Moonlight Mile by Brad Silberling
Character: Joe
Gender: Male
Age (range): 18 - 55
Style: Drama
Length: 2 minutes

 

Joe: Well, you know, it was kind of a deal, the whole thing. The clean up alone took days. You'd be amazed at what a mess a high-caliber weapon can make, and in a restaurant, all those little pieces of -- all of-- well, anyway, let's just say it was pretty time-consuming. Then you got the whole burial to deal with. This whole coffin business -- much more complicated than people think. Standard sizes? Dream on. Had a tailor come out, do her sizes right then and there. I mean, do you know how hard it is to have a tailor come out and do house calls? And on a school night? I mean this is pulling teeth, you know what I'm saying? And then, you know, of course you got the house to death with, and that's a whole other ordeal, you know? 'Cause who wants her stuff around, right? I mean, that's a valuable room. Why waste it? So, you slog through that and, yeah, next thing you know, a couple of weeks have gone by, and you're thinking to yourself, "Man, oh, man, am I still tied up with all this? Where did the time go?"