Jude, Luke, Marc, Paulie and Pete are liberal-minded roommates and grad students at a Iowa post-secondary institution. Every Sunday for the past year, they have hosted a dinner party, inviting a friend over to have an open-minded discussion about whatever topics are of interest. On a dark and stormy night when Pete was supposed to bring a friend for one of those dinners, he instead comes home with Zachary Cody, who rescued a stranded Pete whose car broke down. They invite Zach to stay for dinner instead of Pete's missing friend. They soon find out that Zach is among other things a racist neo-Nazi, which brings up a potentially dangerous situation for Jewish Marc and black Luke. After some physical altercations and verbal threats, Marc ends up stabbing Zach dead out of what he considers self-defense. As the friends discuss what to do about Zach, they finally come to the conclusion that in killing Zach, they have done society a service. So they ponder 'why not invite other ... Written by
Love... Sex... Life... Death. In this house it's all on the table.
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All 5 of the "liberals" are named, in some form, after apostles. See more
The sheriff finds Pete's car with the shotgun laying on the backseat. She doesn't charge him with a crime since he has a "license". No license or permit is required to own or transport a shotgun in Iowa. However, it is illegal to transport one without it being locked in a case or disassembled. See more
Liberals, never taking a stand you'd be willing to...
to die for?
Nah. Boy, dying is easy. There is nothing heroic about dying. But if you can take a stand for something you'd be willing to kill for, that is something, something special
References Arsenic and Old Lace
When I Fall
Written & Performed by Sam Phillips
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