What's In A Name
by Stephen Philip Druce
I took my
girlfriend to the cinema. I kept the film title a
secret as I wanted to suprise her.
We sat in our
cinema seats eating popcorn as the lights dimmed
for the introduction of the movie. I felt a
tingle of exitement as the opening credits
appeared on the screen.
started giggling - "what are they sniggering
at?" said my girlfriend.
laughing at the credit names - they're a puerile
bunch here. I'm sure there are some iconic
hollywood names in the film" I said.
DR. BILL SLOP.
chuckles gained momentum with each name credited.
"This crowd is really starting to irritate
me now" she said.
roared in hysterics - "I've had enough of
this, where are the star-studded names? -
Nicholson, Cruise, Streep, Clooney, Diaz"
guffawed to the point of passing out - coughing
their snacks into the air - "where are the
star-studded names damn it?, why are they still
laughing? - it's not a comedy" she said
screamed with joy - tears rolled down their faces
as they rolled down the isle.
started and my wife pulled out a gun and shot the
entire audience dead.
hell did you do that?" I yelled.
they were making so much noise I couldn't hear
the silent film" she said.