Mel Cobb leads a lonely existence in an apartment filled with clutter, his only contact with the outside world being as a weekend tele-marketer for a start-up newspaper which features stories on city road, bridge and tunnel construction workers in order to alleviate road rage among motorists who are stuck in traffic. One morning, Cobb listens to a radio news report indicating that left-handed people die younger than right-handers, and so makes the decision to convert to left-handedness as a means of shortening his life span. His attempt at becoming a lefty leads to an interesting turn of events which suggest that he may be at the start of a never-ending cycle.
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Though he played a left-hander in this movie, William Brown
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[Winston discusses Trachsel with Cobb
I don't know. Him sniffing his hands and mayonnaise just makes my stomach want to rumble.
Well, it certainly wouldn't do much for my appetite, I'll tell you that.
References The Honeymooners
Written by Eddie Curran and Peter Jarvis
Performed by The Blues Smashers
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