“A Man and His Dog”

WATSON: So, when I’m dead and gone, and you get another dog. I—
ME: Whoa! Come on!! You don’t just say something like that! What’s wrong with you?!
WATSON: No, no…just listen a second, okay? Just hear me out.
(Pause)
ME: Okay…go on.
WATSON: When you get another dog, you should name it Achilles.
ME: Really? Why?
WATSON: So that way, when you’re out for a walk, you can say, “Achilles, heel!”
ME: …seriously?
WATSON: Hehehe!
ME: Go lie down!
WATSON: Hahahahaha!!
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Author: Scott Langdon

Scott Langdon is an actor and writer living just outside of Philadelphia in Bristol, Pennsylvania with his wife, Sarah, and their dog, Watson. Before the Time of Covid, he could be seen on stages throughout the professional Philadelphia theater community or writing in a local Starbucks, where the only way they could get rid of him was to tell him there was a pandemic. He has a hard time knowing when he's not wanted.

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