In this month’s performance from the acclaimed Theatre of the Barely Socially Acceptable–monodialogue® cell phone performances from the Washington subway–showbiz lobbies for better government.
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Theatre of the Barely Socially Acceptable, Act 3:
I had a good time too.
Hey thanks. Yeah, I’ve been working out.
Twice a week at Homeland Security.
Ah huh, the gym’s in the basement.
An old bunker.
Abs and upper body.
Tom Ridge? Never.
Not just a stud, a nipple shield.
At the gym? Yeah, I hear stuff.
[A woman nearby abruptly shuts her Clive Cussler novel]
They’re putting Bush on a tape delay.
Just in case.
5 seconds? No, 5 minutes.
What’s he think?
It’s a date.
Ok, I’ll meet you there.
Wear that black thing. What?
You know, that black thing that…
Yeah, that’s the one.
And don’t be…
No, I won’t be late.
See ya soon. Bye.