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FADE IN:

INT. JACQUE'S APARTMENT - DAY

JACQUE, mid-thirties, blonde blue-eyed Sagittarius beauty, is
cleaning a TV screen with Windex. Soothing music, incense
and candles illuminate the atmosphere.

The phone rings. It's JOLEEN, mid-thirties, brunette, hazel
eyed Pieces beauty.

JACQUE
(checking caller ID)
What's up girl? Anything hot on the
lines.

JOLEEN V.O.
Alex just goes off on those hot-lines. I
guess the director is really strict.

JACQUE
What is he looking for?

JOLEEN V.O.
5'3 four eyed, pumpkin hair rarity.

JACQUE
What I gotta hear that. That's crazy!
Anyways, did you get the gig?

JOLEEN V.O.
Yeah, I'll be the dead girl on "Spilt
Blood".

JACQUE
Cool, that show's doing well.

JOLEEN V.O.
I know the ratings are through the roof.

JACQUE
How do you die?

JOLEEN V.O.
I'm thrown off a balcony and land on a
stud.

Jacque cracks up laughing.

JACQUE
That's hilarious. Well, call me tomorrow
from set. I want to hear all about it.

JOLEEN V.O.
Will do. Oh hey...I wanted to give you
those books I was talking about.

JACQUE
I'll stop by the day after tomorrow.

JOLEEN V.O.
Bye.

Jacque hangs up. She grabs the vacuum.

DISSOLVE TO:

EXT. APARTMENT BUILDING, HOLLYWOOD - "DAY AFTER TOMORROW"

The busy street of Hollywood as Jacque buzzes in.

JOLEEN V.O.
Yeah?

JACQUE
I'm here.

JOLEEN V.O.
Comin down.

Joleen greets Jacque at door.

JOLEEN
How was the traffic?

JACQUE
Not too bad, this time of day.

They walk inside.

EXT. JOLEEN'S APARTMENT ROOF - DAY

Overlooks beautiful Los Angeles scenery and pool. Door
opens. They walk out.

JACQUE
Oh my God it's beautiful.

JOLEEN
I know, that's what I've been telling
you.
(hands her books)
These are the books I was talking about.

JACQUE
(looks them over)
Looks great! Ever go skinny dipping up
here?

JOLEEN
(laughs)
No, although I did bring a date up here
once and he really wanted to. I was
about three sips away from doing it, when
the security guard came up.

JACQUE
He saved you.

JOLEEN
I don't know.

They lock eyes and smile.

JOLEEN (CONT'D)
So, I think your husband has ADD.

JACQUE
What?

JOLEEN
Well, I'm on a million meds for it, and
we have very similar characteristics.

JACQUE
Like what?

JOLEEN
Remember when I was over and you sent him
out to wash his windshield with the
windex? (Jacque nods) Well, that's a sign
of ADD. His mind is constantly racing,
he just doesn't think of the obvious.

JACQUE
He said he hasn't cleaned it in a year
because he couldn't afford to.
Meanwhile, he's driving around in a
Lincoln.

They laugh.

JOLEEN
See what I mean.

Jacque sits down.

JACQUE
His Mother admitted to sending him to a
doctor as a child because he used to slam
his head down on the floor.

JOLEEN
What?

JACQUE
They didn't know what to do.

JOLEEN
How did they get him to stop?

JACQUE
The doctor said he was looking for
attention, so just throw a pillow on the
floor and let him bang away.

JOLEEN
That gives new meaning to head banging.

JACQUE
It worked. Anyways, how did the movie go
yesterday?

JOLEEN
It was crazy. Look at the pictures.

She pulls them from her pocket.

JACQUE
You look dead.

JOLEEN
Yeah after the director met me, he felt
bad about the whole pole sticking up
through me so he had me die of well...you
see.

JACQUE
(looking at the pics)
You look dead! That's freaky.

JOLEEN
Yeah it's kind of weird to see yourself
dead. Almost like an out of body
experience.

JACQUE
I knew there was a spiritual side to you.

Jacque looks at her watch.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
I have an hour before I have to pick up
my daughter.

JOLEEN
Did you want to grab a drink?

JACQUE
Sure...

INT. BLACK LINCOLN - MOMENTS LATER

Jacque is driving. Joleen sits next to her. Music in the
background.

JOLEEN
Why are you driving your husband's car?

JACQUE
He's taking mine in. It's been acting up
lately and the last time I went, they
ripped me off. So, he decided to go.

JOLEEN
Remember the other day when I wasn't
feeling well?

JACQUE
Yeah...didn't you give up a job that day?

JOLEEN
Yeah, so I went to the doctor, the same
one I go to all the time. I check in,
and the nurse proceeds to inform me, they
will no longer treat me unless I have an
injury below the waste.

JACQUE
A what? That's weird.

JOLEEN
Yeah so I say the pain reaches all the
way down, so I get a room, see my doctor
and he prescribes horse back riding to
cure my illness.

JACQUE
Horse back riding to cure what illness?

JOLEEN
It could have been stress related. So
instead of a horse I'm thinking bull.

JACQUE
Mechanical Bull?

JOLEEN
Pull in here.

Jacque pulls in the driveway.

JACQUE
Sounds like fun!

INT. BAR - MOMENTS LATER

The dense crowd fills the atmosphere. Joleen and Jacque are
sitting at a table, drinking.

JACQUE
Are you really gonna ride this thing?

JOLEEN
I have to.

JACQUE
My husband went on one years ago in
Boston and he had it on full blast.

JOLEEN
That's gotta hurt!

JACQUE
(laughs)
For a guy yeah, but for you, not too bad.

JOLEEN
Wouldn't it be so much better if we could
just pee standing up?

JACQUE
Um, do you need to use the rest room?

JOLEEN
Yeah I'll be right back.

She walks away as Jacque's cell phone rings.

JACQUE
(on phone)
Hey baby...how's my car? Good, that's
not bad, cheaper than before. I'm out
with Joleen. Some restaurant. I know,
I'll be there to pick her up. I still
have thirty minutes before I need to
leave. Okay, love you too. Bye.

Joleen walks back up.

JOLEEN
I'm telling you, life would be so much
more simpler if girls could just whip it
out and pee.

JACQUE
So much more simpler, ha? Time for you
to ride the bull girl.

They get up and walk over to the mechanical bull with drinks
in their hands.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
Are you sure you want to do this? There
are other doctors out there, if you need
a second opinion.

JOLEEN
Not for free.

JACQUE
Free?

JOLEEN
The free clinic.

JACQUE
(laughing)
The free clinic, are you crazy! I
wouldn't let some perverted doctor check
me out.

Joleen hands Jacque her drink, hops on the mechanical bull.

JOLEEN
He's been my doctor for years. Starving
artist relief fund, I'm still looking for
it.

The bull starts. It continues to get faster. Joy, fun and
laughter quickly turns to panic as she tries to hold on.
Jacque is looking at her in disbelief.

Joleen tries to speak but the words can't come out fast
enough, her body slams against the bull.

CLOSE ON: her face then body as she continues to ride.

The bull comes to a stop. She slowly gets off.

JACQUE
You okay, that looked pretty nuts.

JOLEEN
(looks down)
I don't feel good.

JACQUE
(holding back laughter)
I told you not to do it!

Jacque hands her the drink. Joleen downs it.

JOLEEN
Let's go.

Joleen walks awkwardly.

JACQUE
Maybe you should have ridden a horse.

They exit.

CUT TO:

EXT. FOREST - LATER

ZYLA, young girl-beauty, is building a fairy house as Jacque
is on the phone with Joleen.

JACQUE
Hey are you available tomorrow?

JOLEEN V.O.
Yeah.

JACQUE
Call the hotline, Tom Cruise movie,
looking for business types. This one is
perfect for both of us.

Jacque turns to Zyla.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
Oh my gosh, that's so cute. I love your
fairy house.

JOLEEN V.O.
Fairy house? Where are you?

JACQUE
In the woods, Zyla's building the cutest
little fairy house. We just saw a video
about this little girl who builds a fairy
house in the forest and her aunt draws
out a children's book, using her niece as
the subject. It was really cool.
Anyways, that's why Zyla wanted to build
this fairy house. Wait, call waiting,
think I booked it, call you back.

She clicks over.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
Yes, I am available. Thanks.

She calls Joleen back.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
I booked it.

JOLEEN V.O.
Me too. Cool see you tomorrow.

JACQUE
Cool see ya.

She hangs up.

JACQUE (CONT'D)
Alright honey, let's go meet up with
Daddy for dinner. Mommy's got a job for
tomorrow.

ZYLA
(upset)
But Mooom...I don't want to leave.

JACQUE
We'll see the fairy's next time, let's
go.

ZYLA
Bye fairies, see you next time.

She pulls Zyla along.

FADE OUT.