SpeechGeek Season One: Fall 2003
Quality forensics performance material is often difficult to find. SpeechGeek provides high school coaches and competitors with scripts that are not only challenging, but also of strong literary merit. Each issue of SpeechGeek contains five scripts in a variety of events: prose interpretation, poetry interpretation, humorous interpretation, dramatic interpretation, and duo interpretation. SpeechGeek's interp scripts are written by winning authors who know what it takes to make final rounds at all levels of competition.
Canada, Eh! A Salute to All Things Canuck By Frank and Jack Walston
Canada has always had the bum wrap of being the United States' simple neighbor to the north. In hopes of creating a new national image, two American advertising hot shots are recruited to heat up the nation's chilly personality. Humor (and stereotypes) abound in this debut selection from the Brothers Walston.
Being That Guy By Tony Damico
Poetry Interpretation -- Program Builder
Everyone knows "that guy." You know, the awkward and dependable guy who never gets the girl. He's the guy who puts the "hopeless" in "hopeless romantic." SpeechGeek debuts it Program Builder with a series of poems from Tony Damico. Program Builders give you the starting pieces for a poetry program that allows competitors to customize and create a program this is truly their own.
The Amazing Presto By Faith Codge
Though David Copperfield and David Blaine enjoy the spotlight as the greatest magicians alive, Mike performs in some of the seediest places imaginable. The one bright spot in his world is his lovely assistant Beth. Drama unfolds on stage and in their relationship as she faces a decision that will change her career. An amazing selection that combines humor and rich characters.
The Apology of Socrates By Odell Workman
Dramatic or Duo Interpretation
Tripp Gibson enjoys a life of privilege. A life that he--sadly-- takes for granted. When forced to study a member of the community from outside his circle of wealth and influence, he befriends a homeless man named Socrates. Challenged by the phrase "the unexamined life is not worth living," Tripp begins to learn what it means to grow as a student in the classroom and a student of life.
Learning to Fall By Millay McCain
The world of childhood is filled with imagination and whimsy only to give way to an adulthood of sobering reality. Author Millay McCain examines the final minutes in the childhood of two sisters in this gripping prose that combines innocence and understanding.