I've been trying to record overheard dialogue in an effort to improve my own dialogue writing and get ideas for character development. That's hard in Surat, where mostly everyone is speaking Thai in public, and there are only crazy farang teachers to eavesdrop on. But that's what I did, in a room full of people I love, talking non sense. It's a pretty great dialogue, and I did my best to record as much of it as possible, as accurately as I could.. Thanks guys.
I open my computer and they stop talking.
Tee hee hees and ha ha haas are it.
It is racist.
To who, to you?
This is normal to us. But there are people in South Africa that talk like that.
Do you think it's racist because we think it's funny or because he's saying it?
Here, eat some cheese and be quiet.
I just think it's hilarious how he handles it. Like…cause it's funny man.
I'm only laughing cause I'm high, bruh.
That's when you're supposed to watch it!
Ha ha ha ha!
Right?! Right?! Thank you.
You laughed so many times, dude. That's just fucking funny.
It's funnier the second time. (Plays it again) See?
What is going on?
Here, have some more cheese.
No it's so dry, and I'm high, so it's like in the back of my throat and I can't swallow. Now I know how you feel, [girl's name]. You guys are freaking me out! How many times do I have to tell you this? I already have cheese in my mouth.
What? I didn't offer you any cheese dude.
Not this time, you didn't.
But there is one more piece dude, you should have it.
This is so golden. All of this is so golden. (me)
What is going on, what am I singing. I can't do it! "When I was 13! I had my first love…" (BANGS head on a table.)
Are you ok man?
Dude, i can't even right now. Mai dai, for real.
(burps) Only recently I learned how to burp.
That's perfect. It just keeps on coming. (me)
I just can't stop laughing.
This is what marijuana does to you.
Yea, it's lovely.
Yo, you're not going to answer?
Who is it? Your boy?
It's a friend.
Is somebody's alarm going off?
No, her phone is ringing.
What you're not going to answer it? Why don't you hit reject.
(time goes by)
Are you serious, dudes put drugs up their fannies too? To get high quicker?!
To south africans it means vagina.
Well fanny to us we think of butt.
So what's a fanny?
So why do you call it a fanny pack?
Because a lot of people wear it on the back.
No, in the front!
Guys, i have a really important thing to say. i thought that a fanny pack was called a fanny pack, because it looked like a vagina.
Chicago-born citizen of the globe, rich in the things that really matter. Let's get weird.