A Happy Lie by Brandi Self | Script Revolution

A Happy Lie

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A homophobic man arrives home to find himself in a gay marriage.
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Hollis Blot, a short-sighted, simple man, lives every day in convention with his wife, Sonny and young twins, Lenny and Penny. After a hard day at the construction site and being shunned by his convalescent father, he comes home to find that his wife is now a hairy, muscular man. Thinking Sonny is playing a joke, he begins to investigate his marriage, leading him to wonder if ignorance is truly bliss.

Submitted: September 1, 2017
Last Updated: April 25, 2020

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The Writer: Brandi Self

I create surreal, carefully constructed stories that dissect love, morality, oppression, identity crises, alienation, and stagnation by catapulting characters into absurd, almost comically juxtaposed worlds where they must use self-examination as a tool for escape and redemption. Background: I guess it all began with me hanging out of the back of a moving van as I threw raw meat to an angry grizzly bear, hoping the cameraman could get the perfect shot. Yeah, I started in production, reality television to be exact. But, it wasn’t all bad, I got to party with rock stars, shoot guns off with bikini girls in the mountains and even got to stand in as a prostitute monkey, while the real monkey... Go to bio

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