Good Boys by D.C. Copeland | Script Revolution

Good Boys

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A novel.
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Two clueless private dicks caught up in planning a daughter's wedding while on a case, discover a secret as big as the "Da vinci Code."
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"Good Boys" is "The Pink Panther" meets "Walton's Mountain" (our antihero fathered 7 girls with a red-headed wharf shikseh he calls "wife") if the mountain was in Israel. Or Miami Beach where the story takes place.

Max "Gumsandals" Cohen is a struggling middle-aged private eye going through a midlife crisis and a "dry spell"-- he hasn't had a case in weeks-- and regrets giving up a job with the Miami Police Dept-- and the pension that came with it-- to chase a dream. All 9 of the Cohens live like "huddled masses" on a rickety yawl which is slowly sinking into Biscayne Bay. The ten year list has caused the kids to walk funny when on land. To make matters worse, Max's oldest daughter (who can't wait to jump ship) is getting married at the end of the week and he doesn't know how he's going to pay for the wedding.

When a mysterious Cuban offers him and his "partner" Charles "Chuck" Song, a hefty little Korean with dubious martial arts skills, a job to find a missing box, Max jumps at the assignment despite his gut feeling that something isn't quite kosher.

Within a very short time his instincts are proven right. It appears everyone is looking for the same box, including a Cuban crime syndicate known as the Black Cigar and the C.I.A. As it turns out, the box contains the mummified balls of Christopher Columbus. It seems Queen Isabella took them as collateral and made them into earrings. As long as Spain had them in its possession, it remained the most powerful nation on earth. When they disappeared, Spain's status in the world plummeted. Soon a legend grew that whoever or whatever possesses the things, becomes invincible. How Max's wife ends up wearing them at the wedding is part of the comic finale which involves the attempted hijacking of the Goodyear blimp to Cuba.

Submitted: May 16, 2017
Last Updated: November 7, 2019

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The Writer: D.C. Copeland

Hello, thanks for taking a look at who I am. Hopefully you aren't here because you were “misdirected,” that you want to find out more about just who this D.C. Copeland is after reading one of my loglines. I'm an artist, a muralist, and a writer whose canvases and stories are for the most part writ large across time and space. While in college at the University of Miami , I co-founded Ecology Action of Florida . That sense of saving the environment can be found in many of my works. While creating works of art and fiction, I supported myself and my family as the Warner Bros Pictures Florida Field Rep for Publicity and Promotion for nearly 20-years. During that time I got to know many... Go to bio

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