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Deals with the Devil Help Hello. I had an appointment to see Mr. Browser? Mr. Bowser. Walk this way. If I could walk that way - Mr. Bowser? Mr. Zarcas. Hey! There. Good to meet you. I've heard more good things about you than a moaning prime minister. How was the trip? I haven't eaten on a plane like that since - Fine. Good. Okay, heard you got a winning act. Let's just give me a sample, know what to expect. Then you go up to the mic, let me feel it. It's no good being single today. I went to a club last Thursday night. Thursday? Nobody told me - That's good. Funny! I like that. Go up on stage now. I want to hear what you sound like from the back of the theatre. Hello. My name's Venus Zarcus. I know you expected maybe a woman with a name like Venus. But my mother. She was a hopeless - I tell you what, kid. I like it. I like what I'm hearing. You have stuff. You have that kind of face that just Wants people to laugh. You have any idea what laughing causes to drinking? They laugh, they wanna drink. I can't help it! But I can cash in on it. I love you. I want to have your contract. Sign. $1500 a week. The second spot, right before the main event. Then. I like what I hear. Maybe you do the half hour, you lead. What do you say? What can I say? It's a deal. I can't believe this! What can I tell you? You're funny! No one's made me laugh like that in a long time. I see these fellows come in, think they're funny, but they're right off the street. They don't have your kind of wham! You - bam! Just like they said from New York. You have got a Killer act! Killer! You make me laugh! You make the whole of us back there laugh! What's the matter with you, being so funny? Ha, ha, I didn't think you heard enough Of me to think - Oh! Stop it! Stop it! No! Don't say anything!!
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