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By Michael Turner

American Whiskey Bar is a notable fake memoir concerning the un-making of a film—a movie which Michael Turner used to be commissioned to put in writing. even if, even if this movie used to be ever “made” is controversial. And just one print is expounded to exist. however, American Whiskey Bar, a movie obvious by way of just a handful of individuals, is definitely on its technique to changing into a curious footnote to cinematic history.

American Whiskey Bar, the e-book, is an try to set the checklist straight—a tale of intercourse, violence, lies, ambition, energy, paradox, goals, and remorse. think about your self warned.

First released in Canada in 1997, this re-creation, which encompasses a foreword by means of William Gibson (Neuromancer, trend Recognition), is the 1st version ever on hand within the U.S.

Praise for American Whiskey Bar:

“Tightly packed . . . the publication weaves its method out and in of varied degrees of truth. . . . There’s a vibrant, playful brain at paintings here.”—Toronto Star

“Turner constructs an excessive, clever, and darkly funny satire. . . . Too unique to be nominated for awards.”—Quill & Quire

“Brilliant . . . a stunning, dizzying multilayered combination of truth and fiction, of the believable and the preposterous, of the genuine and the hyper-real. it's also screamingly funny.”—Globe & Mail

Globe & Mail remarkable ebook, 1997
Quill & Quire most sensible publication of 1997
Coolest Canadian publication of the yr, Chapters

Michael Turner lives in Vancouver, the place, as well as books and screenplays, he writes paintings essays and edits ArsenalAdvance, a literary/visual paintings imprint. He has received a BC publication Prize for fiction and a Genie Award for unique music. lately, he has collaborated with artist Stan Douglas and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. His novel The Pornographer’s Poem used to be released this 12 months by way of delicate Skull.

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W1 Thicker. w2 picks up a couple of cocktail napkins and wraps them around her wrist. She extends her napkin-fortified wrist towards w1. w2 Thicker than this? w1 wraps her hand around w2’s napkin-fortified wrist, then closes her eyes. A beat. w1 (opening her eyes) Yeah, more like that. w2 wraps her own hand around her own wrist, shuts her eyes, then giggles. w2 Wow! (opening her eyes) Was he uncircumcised? Cut to: ext. college campus – night w1 and the exchange student break from their embrace.

Can you hear that? w1 opens and shuts her mouth once more. My jaw clicking? w2 What about his balls? Big? w1 Huge. The biggest bag I’ve ever seen. And when we were having intercourse, when he put it in from behind me, they would swing right up and slap against my clit. That was the first orgasm I ever had from intercourse. His balls swinging up on my clit like that. 50 t h e o rig ina l s c re e n p l ay w2 So you had intercourse?! w1 Oh yeah. It took a long time, though. I really had to trust him – on account of his size and all.

I saw it diVerently. p So what’s the story? q (glancing back at Table One) I don’t know. I’m still in revisions. Camera pans right. table three 38 t h e o rig ina l s c re e n p l ay A legal book in the foreground. Torts or something. Two law clerks. Latetwenties. she’s black. he’s white. They’re drinking red wine. he’s talking on a cellphone. she seems to be listening – but not to him. he Yeah, of course. Of course, Janey. . Yeah, for sure. . No, I don’t see any problem with that. . No, of course we can have them ready for Monday.

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