Nightclubs: Pied Feiffer

The spotlight shows a girl and a man. They lean toward each other, foreheads squidged in sympathy. "Do you know how long it's been since I've had a meaningful relationship?" asks Dorothy. "How long? How long?" says Bernard. She tells him two years; he tells her never. The air is charged. They seem on the verge of something meaningful. But they worry: Does "meaningful" merely mean "making out"? This would be bad. "You take sex out of context," Bernard goes on gloomily, "and it's just hell." After a few more exchanges, he observes earnestly: "We'll just have to watch...

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