Scripts

BOUNCE

A young woman has no luck getting into a night club when she faces a persistent bouncer – and she’s the only one in line.

An original two-person comedy scene for ABC Casting’s 2015 ABC Discovers: New York Talent Showcase, performed live on October 6, 2015, at the New World Stages in New York City. Here is the original submission.

ANGER MANAGEMENT

When Dave loses his cool at an Ops meeting, he’s sent to Anger Management, and is in for a rude awakening.

A comedy sketch submitted to NBC for their Late Night Writers Workshop, and performed by cast members of the ABC Discovers: New York Talent Showcase.

FIVE STAGES OF KEITH

A guy with zero confidence warns his blind date, with zero trust in men, she’ll hit all five stages of grief before their evening is over.

An original two-person comedy scene submitted for the 2016 ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase.

IF PEOPLE WERE LIKE CATS

What if people at the office acted just like cats?

A comedy sketch submitted to NBC for their Late Night Writers Workshop.

WOMBMATES

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially for lifelong roommates.

An original two-person comedy scene submitted for the 2017 ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase.

AN AIR OF EFFLUENCE

When opportunity strikes, a man makes good on a promise his best friend took for granted.

An original short screenplay written for the NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Challenge 2015. I had one weekend to write a five-page short based on these three items:

  • Genre: Mystery
  • Setting: A waste treatment facility
  • Object: A loaf of banana bread

DAD-VERTISEMENT

Rose helps her dad make a commercial after his first attempt is a disaster.

I was a staff writer for the comedy web series Click! about a beleaguered photography studio in downtown Baltimore. I wrote this particular episode.

ONE MEAN DANCER

A shy boy’s life is forever altered when he teaches a beautiful transfer student how to dance.

An original short screenplay written for the NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge 2015. I had one week to write a 12-page short based on these three items:

  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Subject: A formal dance
  • Character: A tutor

I received an honorable mention.

DÉJÀ TWO

Coincidence turns to creepy when a woman from Castle’s past is murdered using the same method in his latest novel – which hasn’t been published!

TV Spec Script written for ABC’s one-hour drama Castle – available upon request.

EULOGY

How far would you go for an audition?

An original two-woman comedy scene submitted for the 2014 ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase.

Aurora Leonard and Jevon McFerrin in Bounce: ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase 2015

Aurora Leonard and Jevon McFerrin in Bounce: 2015 ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase at the New World Stages in Manhattan. Photo © Michael Levy Photography

Anger Management

The cast of Anger Management, who were also part of the 2015 ABC-Disney Discovers Talent Showcase at the New World Stages in Manhattan. Photo courtesy of our director, Melissa Crespo.

Articles

Marketing By Deepak

An article that shared social media tips through humor. And personal experience. Prevent the Twitter Unfollow: Tips from a Twitter User

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The Love Consultants

Humor articles written for The Love Consultants, a dating advice web site managed by Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal.

  • The A-List
  • Civil Disunion: So Where Are You Registered?
  • Couple Names- What Gives?
  • Forget About Your Type
  • Funny Over Fine Wins Every Time
  • Geek: Friend or Lover?
  • His Real “Honey Do” Thoughts
  • Is Your Spouse In Your League?
  • Leave The Crystal Ball At Home
  • Love Life In Limbo?
  • Narrow Your Search
  • 10 Foods to Avoid on a First Date
  • The Top 3 Guy Myths
  • The Top 10 Mantiques
  • Top 10 Things A Man Would Rather Be Doing On Valentine’s Day
  • Why Shorties Got Game

The Twitter

@Midnight #HashtagWars

@Midnight, a nightly show on Comedy Central, hosts a game called #HashtagWars. I play often. I’ve placed Top 10 a few times.

Here on 1/11/2017:

Here on 1/15/2015:

and on 1/19/2015 I actually won.

Comedy Central’s #CCSocialScene

Because of my participation in #HashtagWars, Comedy Central invited me this past few summers to participate in #CCSocialScene – where improv comedians use tweets as suggestions for sketches. A few of my tweets made it in.

Summer Cold Problems. Technically, I wrote lyrics for Warren G. #CCSocialScene

— Mike Morucci (@GCGeek) July 18, 2015

The video link is now broken, but my tweet was used as the closer for: