Two Lonely People
The office was full of pictures of a short, bald man standing next to his victims- mostly dead deer. I had passed other rooms on my way to this one, and their walls were covered with pictures of family and smiling patients.
I know everyone in Hollywood is insane but my doctor graduated from a school of psychiatrists that brought irony to the party.
Overwhelmed, I sat down.
The short man from the pictures glided into the room.
“Hey there I’m Dr. Death.” he said.
There was a moment of awkward silence.
“Not a fan of humor?” he asked.
I was, he just wasn’t funny. I didn’t say anything.
“Okay, let’s start over. You hungry? I have some deer salami that I made myself.”
That didn’t sound very appetizing. I decided to level with him before he offered me anything else.
“Look doc, I’m just here for some Prozac.”
“You know that’s addictive, right?”
“If I give you Prozac, do you think you could become a little more industrious, maybe do me a favor?”
“You ever been deer hunting?”