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How about some discussion revolving around my idea for a short!


#1

"Your mom"



Across the east and west coasts home to the array of clubs that dot the nightlife map, a new drug has taken the underground scene by storm. Ecstasy is becoming ever-potent for even the hardcore clubbers, and pricy for the jock house raves of the hillside estates, giving some headroom for competiton in the drug trade. One drug, your mom is reigning supreme, safe, yet unpredictable, cheap, yet efficient, everything a clubber, or rich jock of the hillside estates could ever want. But now this want has turned into a need for some, as they cannot get enough of your mom. They find your mom addicting, and want your mom day and night. Your mom interferes with their school work, and jobs, since their dreams about your mom soon overcome their true goals. Your mom is proclaimed addictive, but how do they stop. No one knows, since your mom is fresh on the market. They find new, sometimes bizarre ways of using your mom. They begin to “love” your mom. Some take your mom in the mouth. Others take your mom to dinner, when they are supposed to be eating whoesome meals. Even more go to the extreme and take your mom up the ass. It gets worse as the nights fly by, as the youth of the clubs just dont know how to quit your mom. Until theirs a cure, that can finally destroy your mom, and all of your moms problems.



And the joke goes on and on and on and on …

My friends and I are in the pre-production of making this short. COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS WELCOME. (rough example by the way, i wrote that in a whim)


#2

Well how about adding a newscast about your mom?



What is basically going to happen in this movie? How are you goin to give all that info to the viewer? How jokey is it going to be? How serious? How short is it going to be?


#3

[quote=“Lil Dice”]
"Your mom"



Across the east and west coasts home to the array of clubs that dot the nightlife map, a new drug has taken the underground scene by storm. Ecstasy is becoming ever-potent for even the hardcore clubbers, and pricy for the jock house raves of the hillside estates, giving some headroom for competiton in the drug trade. One drug, your mom is reigning supreme, safe, yet unpredictable, cheap, yet efficient, everything a clubber, or rich jock of the hillside estates could ever want. But now this want has turned into a need for some, as they cannot get enough of your mom. They find your mom addicting, and want your mom day and night. Your mom interferes with their school work, and jobs, since their dreams about your mom soon overcome their true goals. Your mom is proclaimed addictive, but how do they stop. No one knows, since your mom is fresh on the market. They find new, sometimes bizarre ways of using your mom. They begin to “love” your mom. Some take your mom in the mouth. Others take your mom to dinner, when they are supposed to be eating whoesome meals. Even more go to the extreme and take your mom up the ass. It gets worse as the nights fly by, as the youth of the clubs just dont know how to quit your mom. Until theirs a cure, that can finally destroy your mom, and all of your moms problems.



And the joke goes on and on and on and on …

My friends and I are in the pre-production of making this short. COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS WELCOME. (rough example by the way, i wrote that in a whim)
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that is hillarious. but are you serious??


#4

How long is it gonna be? It would be funny if it didnt stop ranting about “your mom” for the ENTIRE time. So when you put it in, directly it starts talking about “your mom” until the last credit has been on screen…screen turns black and still going on and on about “your mom”.



Very funny stuff btw! ;D


#5

I would call the drug “Yomama”. It sounds funnier and when taken out of context it really sounds like the legitimate name of a drug. In Bolivian. ;D


#6

Hahaha! That is a good idea! you could design a logo that fucks up the letters like: YoMaMa…or just make a letter combination that doesnt look that, but when you pronounce it, it sounds like yomama. ;D


#7

We don’t have an idea really on how long it would be. Probably long enough to squeeze in every possible joke. But we were thinking that the joke might get old after awhile. I couldn’t see it as a feature length or anything, that would get boring coming up with scenes to keep the characters occupied as they say the jokes. We are also tied up on how to showcase the drugs name, were not sure if it would be funny like yohmahmah etc. (a more indirect approach) or perhaps leave it straightforward, and making the characters seem like idiots for not realizing the connection.

Another possible approach would be changing it into a Dateline special or CNN presents and totally screw with the “intelligent reporter” stereotype.



And I’m completely serious about this.


#8

[quote=“Lil Dice”]
We don’t have an idea really on how long it would be. Probably long enough to squeeze in every possible joke. But we were thinking that the joke might get old after awhile. I couldn’t see it as a feature length or anything, that would get boring coming up with scenes to keep the characters occupied as they say the jokes. We are also tied up on how to showcase the drugs name, were not sure if it would be funny like yohmahmah etc. (a more indirect approach) or perhaps leave it straightforward, and making the characters seem like idiots for not realizing the connection.

Another possible approach would be changing it into a Dateline special or CNN presents and totally screw with the “intelligent reporter” stereotype.



And I’m completely serious about this.
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Wow. You beat me to it. I can see you’re one of the ones here that knows what they’re talking about.



Anyway, I was about to also say that there’s no way possible you could stretch this into a feature length film (for the reasons you already listed). There’s simply not enough plot… or subplot for that matter.


#9

yeah you could try and get some interviews with ‘respectable’ / famous types, a chris morris kind of thing:



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#10

Sounds like it might be a pretty funny short. I could see it being on late night television…


#11

it is pretty funny, but it has been done before. im sure sure youre not trying to break any boundries or anything but like some above says, its VERY chris morris-y… so much so to the point of it pretty much copying it. granted you may not have seen brass eye before but its a bit too similar i think. and to be honest, chris morris does it soooo well that the obviousness (better word?!) of your joke just seems sort of a dumber version of this…



i dont mean that to sound offensive but if you watch the brass eye episode im talking about (and you get it - not everyone does) im sure youll see what i mean…