Look Me In The Eye When You Talk To Me

Two guy are watching the movie Total Recall,and they are watching the seen where the character Douglas Quaid/Hauser meet with Kuato, who is the mutant rebel leader on Mars. kuato is a mutant that live in one of the rebel’s stomach .

So after seeing this part of movie, the first guy( who has a weight problem )said to his friend " You know what I can’t stand about having a weight problem ?"
His ( buff ) friend reply," I can’t imagine."
The first Guy, ( who has a weight problem )" I can’t stand people Greeting me by patting me on my the stomach, and looking down at my stomach instead of looking me in the eye when they talk to me! "
His ( buff ) friend asks, "What do you plan to do about that? "
The first guy,( who has a weight problem ) " I plan to create and wear a shirt that has a big yellow smiley face which is positioned on the stomach,and above the face a arrow that point up to the words,SPEAK TO UPPER MANAGEMENT."

Written by Stephen J. Vattimo December 1,2011

Currently unavailable for purchase


Look Me In The Eye When You Talk To Me by 


A short humorous story about having a weight proublem

Tags

weight problem, total recall, smiley face, comedy, short humorous story, surealworld, stephen j vattimo, movie, rebel, arrow, upper management

Stephen J. Vattimo born 1965, in the Philadelphia area of the state of Pennsylvania.
Spent child hood in privet boarding school,due to hyper activity and not able to function in structure setting.
graduated from boarding school and attended regular public High school and graduated.
Served in the U.S. Military ,U.S. Army,Pa National Guard,Army reserves,Civil Air Patrol.
Artistically: Painter,Poet,Humorous short stories,commentator

View Full Profile

Comments

  • marilittlebird
    marilittlebirdalmost 3 years ago

    HAHAH ..great write.

    I love that movie. I think I still have it on VHS…somewhere.

  • marilittlebird,

    Thanks for taking the time to comment on my short humorous story.
    I had someone write me who thought my joke condones laziness ,and not practising a health life style.
    Well the truth is ,I my self try to eat health,and exercise, but I still am over weight. Now I am not rich,and can’t stay at home to work out for four hours a day to have a male model’s body. So I want to express my own frustration with struggling with weigh through my humor.
    I think our culture glorifies beauty and ignores notable character .
    You know,outward beauty will fade in about 34 years ,but character can never stop shining as long as a person conduct them self in a notable manner.

    Stephen

    – Stephen J. Vattimo

  • UntamedDreamer
    UntamedDreameralmost 3 years ago

  • marilittlebird
    marilittlebirdalmost 3 years ago

    . Obviously its a story on how peole preceive others with a weight problem, which in this case with out respect by tapping his belly and inmmediately making his weight an issue. My battle with weight has been an on going battle so i know where you are coming from. Its a personal thhing and really no ones business, unless we as humans take time understaand what its like to walk in someone elses shoes , we really should not judge others. I work out 4 days a week, not b/c i want to stick thin woman but b/c my passion for running. I become a bird feel like im flying. Ive run since i was5 and never stopped. Weight can be subsitute for anything, birth defeat, crooked teeth, big boobs…..whatever sticks out to people…but do people tell those people…hey your lazy..go get that sh*t fixed….hahah.no!

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait