Freudian Slips: Scene for Sore Eyes

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Life takes us many places. It's a box of chocolates and a Hansel and Gretal trail of candy wrappers. I have filmed as an actor in The Happening, Invincible, The Lovely Bones, The Bounty Hunter, The Greek American, Bazookas, Limitless, TV's Its Always Sunny in Philly, Outlaw, New York, The Warrior, The Nail, Game Change, Cold Case, & commercial work includes The Philadelphia Eagles, Septa, Coors, Turbo Tax & Carnival Cruises. Freudian Slips spotlights irony in short story format.

December 20, 2005

Scene for Sore Eyes

Where: On location in the kitchen of our home.
When: December 4, 2005
The scene: Take one middle aged father, who introduces the generation gap to his eleven-year-old son.
After returning home from filming as a background extra in the movie Kank, my son’s curiosity got the best of him.
“What did you play in the movie?” inquired Jimmy.
“Well, we filmed at a train station." I said. "Oh, since you're an avid skateboarder, you’re going to love this coincidence. I played an actual skateboarder for a scene.”
“That is the most ridiculous thing that I have ever heard.” snapped Jimmy. “You’re a 43 year old man. You don’t even know how to skateboard. I bet you don’t know what a half pipe is. You probably made a fool of yourself. And I don’t know what those movie producers were thinking. Safety is first. They should have hired stunt men to skateboard around trains.”
I allayed, “That’s why they call it acting, son.”
The kid steals every scene.

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4 Comments:

Blogger honkeie2 said...

We were all that arrogant once :-D

12:27 PM  
Blogger Joe Tornatore said...

Honk,
must be a jersey thing.

6:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Question? What is a half pipe???? Is it the pipe that Clinton smoked? You know the one, where he didn't inhale!!!!

8:58 AM  
Blogger Joe Tornatore said...

anonymous,
don't know for sure but a half pipe has got to be better than no pipe at all.

7:02 PM  

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