THIS PIZZA BY JEFFREY LO (DOWNLOAD PDF HERE)
JIM and JEFFREY sitting in a pizza shop in New Haven, Connecticut.
They stare at a large pizza pie.
It looks glorious.
JIM: You ready for this?
JEFFREY takes a sip of water.
JEFFREY: … I think so.
JIM reaches over for a slice.
JEFFREY stops him.
JEFFREY: Allow me.
JEFFREY picks up a slice and places it on JIM’s plate.
JEFFREY picks up another slices and places it on his own plate.
JIM: Thank you.
JEFFREY: Ok. Let’s do this.
JEFFREY and JIM pick up their slices of pizza and take a bite.
They look at each other.
They chew some more.
They absorb the flavor.
They absorb the texture.
They close their eyes.
They absorb what they are feeling.
JIM: This pizza tastes the way bread is supposed to taste and tomatoes are supposed to taste and the way mozzarella is supposed to taste… all in one.
JEFFREY: This pizza is like tradition and growth and experience with a hint of forward thinking.
JIM: This pizza is the beauty of simplicity.
JEFFREY: This pizza is the opposite of trying too hard.
JIM: This pizza is fugue.
JEFFREY: This pizza is a five star match.
JIM: This pizza is August Wilson dialogue.
JEFFREY: This pizza is a Steph Curry three point shot.
JIM: This pizza is a Ryan Coogler boxing sequence.
JEFFREY: This pizza is a Kaepernick read option.
JIM: This pizza is a Terrell Suggs sack.
JEFFREY: This pizza is Jimmy Garoppolo's face.
JEFFREY: This pizza tastes like love was infused into the flavor.
JIM: This pizza knows me.
JEFFREY: This pizza has become me.
JIM: This –
JIM and JEFFREY open their eyes.
JIM & JEFFREY: Wow…
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