We open on an older man and woman in their seventies across the
table from one another. The man looks pre-occupied and
ALICE: What’s wrong, Joe? Something on your mind?
JOE: Every since Cecil passed on, I’ve been thinking a lot about
life insurance. I want to be sure the kids aren’t burdened
when it’s my time. Do you and GLADYS have any?
ALICE: We do. But what’s really been helping us feel secure lately
is FUTURE TEENS.
JOE: FUTURE TEENS? I’ve never heard of that.
Alice slides a copy of HARD FEELINGS across the table.
ALICE: They’re a rock band from Boston, MA and they’ve changed
everything for GLADYS and I. People call them BUMMER POP
and it’s a label they wear proudly.
JOE: I’ve never even heard of BUMMER POP. What does that sound
ALICE: It sounds like it’s 1 am and you’re on the front stoop of a
party full of people you barely know talking with your best
friend after you’ve both had a really hard couple of weeks.
JOE: That sounds comforting.
ALICE: It is! And more people are starting to hear about FUTURE
TEENS. Just recently, they’ve started working with TRIPLE
CROWN RECORDS and have played alongside notable acts like
OSO OSO, VUNDABAR, AARON WEST, FREE THROW AND BAD BAD HATS.
JOE: Wow. Sounds like I should get on board before it’s too