Living: The Return of the Prodigals

Hard times are sending grown children home to Mom and Dad

Son: Hey, would you please stop talkin' and listen to me? I wanna move back into my old room. I could save money that way; it'd be real easy. . .

Mom (hesitantly): Well, honey, that would be nice. . .

Dad: Let's have a man-to-man talk. (Draws son aside.) Yeah, I know, you're sick of this inflation and that whole swinging singles scene—but no way.

Like all good satire, the skit from Chicago's Second City Theater strikes within a hair of real life: young...

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