The dust had settled, and in the end; it had been proven that Jonah and Owen were talent-less hacks. Despite Owen’s valiant efforts, and Jonah’s ability to breathe; they had lost. Now they must return home in shame. That being said, the real losers are the ones who have been keeping up with this awful, horribly written, and woefully unfunny series of articles. You truly have no taste.
“It’s an honor just to be nominated.”
While normally used by spiteful celebrities who had lost out on a shiny new paperweight, this time it was being used by someone who genuinely meant it.
That someone was a guy sitting in the seat behind us on the bus ride back to Times Square. While I for the most part agreed with what he said, (humility is a virtue, all art has value, bleh bleh bleh) I hesitate to use the word “honor”.
I feel like considering what we were up against, using the word, “honor”, implies that we were on an even playing field with our competition and that it was a fair fight. When I think ,“honor”, I think of a contest between two burly Vikings with hairy chests and years of bloodshed behind their backs, not what was essentially a piece of 4th grade macaroni art that was accidentally framed next to a couple of Van Goghs.
I feel like the word “miracle” might work a little better. It’s a miracle that they even considered our film, let alone the fact that they thought it had enough merit to be made a finalist.
But it had. Somehow, one or more of the poor souls who were forced to watch hundreds of awful student films had decided that our was decent enough to be given a chance. Not a fighting chance, but a chance nonetheless. Continue reading “Jonah Fights the City Part 4 – Yes, There’s A Fourth Part”