There’s a moment in one of the Andy Rooney (Hell, maybe all of them) where he looks up and says “I know, let’s put on a show. Right here, in the barn!”
At which point, let’s do a book. On the subject of Love in the time of coronavirus. As back here. Take a book, a film, a video game, anything like that. And redo the plot, or a description, or an extract, to reflect today’s troubled times.
Ecksie’s “Great Expectorations” is a super example.
“”Jamie’s Coronavirus Cookbook” – come on, we know it’s only a matter of time.” could be another.
We’ve all got more than a little extra time right now. Poetry, song lyrics, why not?
And can we get 200 pages by Monday? Stick it up on Amazon and see what happens. If it sells 5 copies (there will be a week of free downloads so we all get a copy or three) which is the likely outcome then OK, pays the server for a bit. If it actually sells then we’ll work out something reasonable on copyrights.
” Smokey and the Bandit – Burt Reynolds smuggles hand sanitizer across state lines.”
“Lysistrata – Democratic women withhold sex until their husbands bring in paid family leave to solve the crisis. Of limited effect given the sexual tastes of, respectively, D women and D men.”
Rules. No wild swearing. Other than that, well.
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