Winter 1994 • Vol. XVI No. 1 DramaJanuary 1, 1994 |

Everything You’re Giving Me Is Just Things You’re Giving Me

Audiotape (from commerical recording by Elvis Presley singing "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"): Elvis laughs a contagious, hearty laugh. (AS and EZ are seated behind a table facing the audience. They are separated by a column of telephone books that begins under the table and ends just below a video monitor; the monitor, a little farther back than AS and EZ, sits behind their table. In the following dialogue, AS and EZ do not look at each other; they speak into cheap walkie-talkies: each one's voice comes out of the speaker held by the other.) EZ: I want you to have the haunted house. AS: You take the family hearse, OK? EZ: I want to give you the severed hand. AS: Look, it's not like I want to make a big gesture, but take the horror movie memorabilia collection. It's yours. EZ: Well, I've thought about this for a long time. I'm gonna give you the dirt bike. AS: I'm giving you the snowmobile. EZ: OK for you. Then I'm gonna give you the TransAm fully equipped automob

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