Narrator, referring to writer Phillip: "The sight of the Lascaux paintings would have provoked a delirious fit."
"Believing he knows Japanese, he'd follow a tourist group from Hiroshima an entire day -- before collapsing. Diagnosis: acute Stendhal syndrome."
"The writer's block was a fact."
"Her father had idealized her... causing a deep inferiority complex... she would have thrown herself from a balcony."
Erik grieves the loss of his girlfriend. (0:02)
Erik takes his writer friend Phillip home from a psychiatric hospital." (0:08)
Phillip lies on a stretcher with bloody hands. Erik recalls him breaking the glass. (0:10)
Phillip takes his medication. (0:18)
Narrator: "... incidentally the worst use of a Russ Meyer film title as a band name ever." (0:19)
Erik tells Phillip, "And if we feel the urge we'll practice deviant, fetishistic sex with prostitutes."
Phillip: "You can practice deviant, fetishistic sex with Lillian."
The writers' friend Lars says, referring to women, "They end up as understimulated bourgeois retards." (0:26)
His publisher tells Erik, "Imagine a critic writing a review of 'Prozac-and-pee.'"(0:38)
Erik tells Phillip, "Listen, 'Rain Man'..." (0:42)
Phillip tells Erik, "I took a little too much Seroquel."
Erik: "You're taking your medication?" (0:57)
Phillip tells Kari, "I may have been little nervous." (1:03)
Phillip asks Kari, "Why was I so nervous?" (1:08)
A television talk show host interviews Erik: "You write about madness."
Erik: "It isn't really about madness... but... that is a madness of sorts." (1:13)
Narrator, referring to Erik and Phillip: "They would have discussed S. E. Dahl's suicide." (1:41)