Welcome to the second in our series of eavesdropped conversations.
[We couldn’t help but overhear your private conversation in a public place.]
EXT. NATIONAL MALL, NEAR REFLECTING POOL IN FRONT OF U.S. CAPITOL BUILDING – JUST AFTER NOON
Hundreds of costumed crusaders are gathered in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most assembled costume players gathered in one place. Cameramen and reporters swarm the crowd looking for the inside scoop on how it feels to pretend to be a superhero. A reporter confronts one of the more authentic-looking spider-men, among a half-dozen imposters.
Spider-Man. Can I ask you a question?
[strikes superhero pose with hands on hips, feet in a wide stance and head held high)
What do you think of the funding being given to science programs in elementary schools?