Intersecting with the street where dreams are shattered
and running parallel to absurdity boulevard is 13th
(Eps. 1 & 3)
Scientist-Slash-Producer from the
HBO Workspace who is Very Attracted
to All of You
(Eps. 1-2 & 4)
by C.M. Gonzalez
EPISODE ONE (4/4/09)
An improv troupe, Poodleburger, rehearses
in an empty apartment.
(L-R: Brendan Patterson, Jeff Miller & Peter Fluet)
The landlord throws them out and shows in
the new tenants.
Jeff (Thomas Fowler) used to work at AIG, while April (Jaime
was a VP at GM. Now they can only afford to live here...
on 13th Street.
April's not coping with their change in status very well.
Their neighbors turn out to be Jeff's old frat brother
Hector (David Mayes) and his wife, Babe (Kat Bardot), who is a
member of a church that worships Jeremy Piven. ("It's NOT a
Craig Marshall (Peter Fluet) explains the neighborhood is full of
wolves, but they only come out at night; it's totally safe.
("Why is a wolf attacking me!?" comes a cry from the street.)
But the best reason to stay on 13th Street?
PUMATAR! Half man, half Puma!
He can do magic... and rap!
Who wouldn't want to see that?
Cops surround the apartment and order
everyone on the ground... where April
notices the floors are hardwood. Nice. Maybe she'll
like it here after all!
EPISODE TWO (4/11/09)
Craig slips out as Jack Darwin (Apul
Patel) gets in.
He's an "exotic process server" - which means he serves
people in really exotic places... like Little Armenia.
At the job fair, April and Jeff find that
their potential employers are Hector and Babe.
April and Danny Darwin (Jack's twin brother) interview with
while Jeff and the Pumatar interview with Hector.
(Pumatar's assistant: Jennifer Fenten)
Danny Darwin's job interview technique.
BUSTED! A Cop (Colin Willkie) busts
for doing street magic without a permit!
And just before he was going to do a rap, too!
EPISODE THREE (4/18/09)
The Pumatar escapes via a TOTALLY AWESOME
MAGIC TRICK that
just happens to be performed right next to the upstage exit.
April tells Joan (Ali Davis) about her
disturbing dream, which
involved Don Knotts, wolverines and a really good mojito.
April meets Joan's young son Eli (Peter
Fluet), who suffers from Andrethegiantismburger Syndrome.
The local wolves (Apul Patel, Thomas
Fowler & Colin Willkie)
are getting smarter, and are imitating babies to lure people...
and imitating fire trucks to lure children.
Maybe imitating fire trucks wasn't
such a smart idea after all.
Two porn stars (Jaime Robledo & Sean
blow a Mooseatar (Jeff Miller).
EPISODE FOUR (5/30/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK ONE!
April wants to know why the cops are after
Craig and Pumatar... it's all over the news!
Craig explains that they didn't really
kidnap the President (Apul Patel)...
he'd simply volunteered to be in their film about a kidnapped
And as a method actor, he stayed in character when the cops
at the abandoned steel mill where they were shooting the film.
Then, a scientist/producer from the HBO
Workspace who was very
attracted to all of them (Kat Bardot) arrived to take DNA
On the way home, they opened their windows
cranked up the stero while listening to the rap song,
"Die, Motherfucking CUPS." The cops just misheard.
Everybody who can corroborate their story,
including the arsonist who burned down
the steel mill (Sean Sweeney) and the rapper who hates cups
left town in a hot air balloon, never to be seen again.
The Cop arrives, once more placing
everybody under arrest.