Toaster! by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Toaster!

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Yes, it is based on my own experience, as a young man, of painting an old toaster!
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Even if it is hard to pass up a good deal, surely nobody means for the toaster-from-hell to be handed down from victim-to-victim in an endless curse.
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Tagline 1: Burning toast was never this scary!
Tagline 2: You won’t look at stuff in a flea market the same way again!

Recycling, reusing and recovering, not to mention the satisfaction of finding a great deal: All noble objectives of modern Man.

But what curses might you inherit when you adopt other people’s old used items?

Yes, audiences were amazed by “Mask”. No one will forget the terror of “The Ring”. And theater-goers are still scarred by the relentless dread of “Christine”.

But never have you experienced the grief of “Toaster!”

C’mon, no bread-burner can be that bad, can it?

Well, in the end, this is a story about Mankind simply not knowing when to give up. It reminds us of the cliché that repetition defines insanity - even if our attempts to solve an unsolvable mystery approach the Einstein-ian in complexity and originality.

“I mean, it’s just a darned toaster, Mabel!”
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Producers: Please contact me for the PDF of the screenplay or synopsis.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CQ3MG7N

Note: As of June, 2018, this short and the 3 others I've written have been compiled into a feature anthology

Submitted: October 31, 2017
Last Updated: June 1, 2018

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I wrote my first screenplay in 2008, at the age of 52. It was a surprise, yet predicable too, for composition was my favorite subject in my earliest years of elementary school. But somewhere between the ages of 10 and 52, I must have felt that writing wasn't a serious or possibly an attainable career. My writing methodology is unique because I use many of the same skills I used for decades as a software programmer. The stories must be both "logical" and "bug free". Oh, and hopefully, thought-provoking, entertaining, suspenseful, or humorous, often in the same script, with captivating characters and story lines, especially given the complex themes I often take on in my work. From satire to... Go to bio
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