Thursday, August 27, 2009

Act One. Fred and Barney.

Contributing editor Jonathan Goldstein’s story about trouble in the

Town of Bedrock. One day, when he’s backing out of his driveway, Barney accidentally runs over and kills a dinosaur that belongs to his neighbor and best friend, Fred. In the ensuing series of phone messages (performed by Jonathan [as Barney] and contributor David Rakoff [as Fred]), the two friends air some long-simmering grievances in their friendship—which might end it altogether.

It's worth listening to the whole segment, but the Fred and Barney bit cracked me up.
It starts at 6:02