Story idea sketchy

“When this many people are hungry for power, you’d better be the one with the fork.”
– (source unknown)

Influences: David Lynch, William Burroughs, David Mamet, Jorge Luis Borges, Umberto Eco, Franz Kafka, David Cronenberg.

Themes: food/consumption/assimilation, corruption, human needs and weaknesses, the body, food psychology and rituals, corporate bureaucracy.

Images/Elements: bad coffee in styrofoam cups, greasy burgers, fast food wrappers, sweaty armpits, indigestion, fluorescent-lit corporate offices, apathetic workers in the food industry, self-important office managers, cooked human corpses, banal corporate slogans, filthy meat-processing facilities, screaming kids, starving children, dirty tenement buildings.

Side characters: a transsexual who lives in the lobby of a Burger King, a Hawaiian kahuna, an anorexic teenage girl, an eccentric connoisseur of designer drugs, a cabal of hotdog-stand owners.

Related Posts

  • weekend recapAugust 19, 2008 weekend recap weekend recap Monday 9401 Aug. 18th, 2008 at 7:29 PM Not much to say… […]
  • 0607002017.jpgJune 8, 2010 0607002017.jpg 0607002017.jpg 0607002017.jpg, originally uploaded by scottobear. the boys looking […]
  • PeaceAugust 14, 2000 Peace i just wanted to say that I have no secrets to share no unique insight to reveal no […]
  • Would you believe I blame this on schoolhouse rock?April 4, 2002 Would you believe I blame this on schoolhouse rock? back from work... stocked up for tomorrow's date night with the sweetie. Yum for […]
  • January 02, 2018 at 03:15PMJanuary 2, 2018 January 02, 2018 at 03:15PM Newton is happy to be home. #catsofinstagram #tuckedinkitty via Instagram

Leave a Reply