Vignette: Career Counseling

Posted: 10th June 2013 by Taxi Hack in Uncategorized
Tags: ,

In theatrical script writing, sketch stories, and poetry, a vignette is a short impressionistic scene that focuses on one moment or gives a trenchant impression about a character, an idea, or a setting, and sometimes an object. -Wikipedia

I roll up to a red light downtown on a Friday night, and there is a couple in their early twenties standing on the corner, and their facial expressions and body language clearly indicate that they are in a heated argument. I’m not sure if I want this shit in my car, but the guy screams, “Fuck off!” and runs toward me.

He jumps in the front set and slams the door, and the girl screeches, “FUCK YOU, ASSHOLE!!!” and flings her drink at my car. I idle past her and leave her screaming on the corner.

The guy yells, “Gawddamm! I can’t stand dumbass wasted bitches!”

I turned on my wipers and slapped the ice and Margarita off my windshield, turned on the meter, and then I looked at him and said, “You have no future as a taxi driver. Where are we going…?”

Get Free Email Updates!

Signup now and receive an email once I publish new content.

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.