“Adventureland” – Late Male Teens – Comedic

“You Still Thinking About Grad School” from the film “Adventureland.” Eric tries to convince his friend, James, that he doesn’t need to go to graduate school. Ideal for Male Teens or in their early 20s. 1-2 Mins.

Directed By: Greg Mottola


You still thinking about graduate school? Total mistake. What do you need another degree for? Did Henry Miller need a degree? Or Samuel Beckett? Yeah, shut up, my point is – you don’t come from money.  Graduate school’s gonna require massive loans.  Three more years of school, then, what, a decade or two of paying them off?

Why not blow your brains out now? Take some time to picture the narrative of your life.  Needing it or wanting money is the fundamental trap of humankind.  Look, I want you to know you’ll be with me in spirit this summer.  Take this….

From a coat pocket, Eric produces a baggie that contains several thin, poorly-rolled joints.

Take it. You think you don’t like weed.  You will. Brennan, you’ll be with me!  In a few short months we’ll be in New York City.  We’ll be living the adventure together.

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