The Jerky Boys, album 2

Title: Scaffolding

Characters: Frank



0:01 Phone rings..

0:03 Voice 1: “Hello.”

0:04 Frank: “Hi.  How’re you doin’ there chief?  Look, I need a little help.  You guys repair motors?”

0:08 Voice 1: “[Inaudible 00:08].  Who’s this?”

0:10 Frank: “This is Frank.  I got a little problem.  You see what happened here.  I got some people on a scaffold.  They just… it’s, you know, my boss’ scaffold.  I got, you know, all these people watched me rig the job.  Then they were all standing around.  They want rides.  I put about nine people on a 22-footer.  I took them up there and then they started to fuckin’ panic.  I got one of the motors stuck.  I’m up around the fifth floor.

0:30 Voice 1: “But you’re only supposed to have two people.”

0:31 Frank: “I know, I know, I know, but all these people were asking me nice if they could go up.  I had a couple of broads up there.  They panicked.  The scaffold come away from the wall.  A couple of them went down in the bushes. I got some serious fuckin’ problems here.  Then I’ve got the women on the scaffold screamin’ and some old lady up the fuckin’ floor above starts firin’.  I clam-shot her down on the fuckin’ people on a rig.  You can… you can get her off the wall?”

0:52 Voice 1: “Well, what in hell for is she up?”

0:54 Frank: “So [Inaudible 00:54], I got, you know, eight, nine people on there fuckin’ and I gotta get them down before my boss comes back to the site tonight.”

0:59: Voice 1: “How high is the way up?”

1:00 Frank: “It’s up five floors.”

1:01 Voice 1: “You better get the fire department with a bucket out there.”

1:04 Frank: “Oh, for Christ’s sake. I’ll call you back.”

1:05 Voice 1: “Okay.”