Here’s a silly piece I’m working on in stand-up. (It’s not really stand-up comedy — it’s an exercise in writing for radio.) Probably one of the most bizarre parodies I’ve written. It’s short because it’s supposed to fit into a 30 second time-slot.
Borkin – Cash For Bunnies
Daughter: Mom, what’s wrong?
Mom: I just have all this silly gold lying around and I don’t know what to do with it!
Daughter: Duh Mom! Just take it to Borkin!
Daughter: Jeez Mom, don’t you watch the TV? Borkin! He’ll give you the most bunnies for your old gold, jewelry, diamonds, and used sports equipment!
Mom: What about my collection of novelty Clark Gable busts?
Daughter: Borkin will sell those on consignment for even more bunnies!
Mom: What’s consignment? Oh well, I love bunnies!
Daughter: I told you Borkin’s the best!
VO: Located in the back alley behind your nephew’s drug dealer’s parking garage.
OH… for those of you who live outside the GTA… it’s a parody of this terrible commercial: Oren