Once upon a time, an English journalist came to New York.. A well-liked and respected investment banker who made about 2 million a year….
Cut to gallery opening …. Yes actually, I think its quite interesting laughs What? I feel like I I I know you from somewhere? Doubtful, I only just moved here from London. I think perhaps I have met you somewhere before Cut to Driving Range: Elizabeth hitting golf ball, with Tim guiding her with his arms around her CARRIE Voice-Over For 2 weeks they snuggled… Cut to romantic restaurant holding hands Cut to their feet playing footsie …went to romantic restaurants… Cut to them in bed …had wonderful sex, and shared their most intimate secrets.
How about if we start at the top and work our way down? There are 4 bedrooms upstairs. Do you have any children? How would you like to have dinner with my folks Tuesday night? Tell your Mum I hope she feels better. He never did call of course! Camera moves to inside her apartment Typed on computer and spoken Self-protection and closing the deal are paramount. Cupid has flown the co-op. Talking to camera How the hell did we get into this mess?
Voice-Over There are thousands, maybe tens of thousands of women like this in the city. Carrie picks up newspaper To camera: Why are there so many great-unmarried women, and no great-unmarried men? Suddenly the guys are holding all the chips. I call it a mid-thirties power flip Freeze frame, subtitles read: I think these women should just forget about marriage and have a good time.
Freeze frame, subtitles read: One day she woke up and she was She had a complete physical breakdown. Most men are threatened by successful women. If you want to get these guys, you have to keep your mouth shut and play by the rules. I totally believe that love conquers all. The problem is expectations. By the time you reach your mid thirties you think: I have been out with some of those guys, the short, fat poor ones.
It makes absolutely no difference. Cut to restaurant with Miranda, Samantha, Charlotte and Carrie all sitting round a table; A group of transvestites are carrying a cake over to the table singing: Happy Birthday dear Miranda, Happy birthday to you! You have two choices: I mean without feeling! Remember that guy I was going out with? What was his name? Drew the sex god! Sweetheart, this is the first time in the history of Manhattan that women have had as much money and power as men plus the equal luxury of treating men like sex objects MIRANDA: Yeah, except men in this city fail on both counts.
Come on ladies, are we really that cynical? What are you saying? What have I done? Were women in NY really giving up on love and throttling up on power? To camera What a tempting thought Cut to restaurant. Voice-Over Stanford Blatch was one of my closest friends. He was the owner of a talent agency who at the moment was down to a single client. How could I possibly sustain a relationship? His career is all I care about. I have to put my personal life on hold.
With a billboard in Times Square. The man is scum. To camera, walking away from their table towards the bar It was true, I no longer felt a thing for Kurt. After all these years I finally saw him for what he was: What are you doing here? Oh you know, still writing the column. So, you seeing anyone special? Oh just a couple guys. Well you look good though KURT: So do you Stanford is waving frantically at Carrie mouthing Nooooo!
Sooo what are you doing later? Who said anything about talking? Are you out of your mind? Oh, calm down, its research. All righty, my turn! Maybe we can do this again sometime? Kisses him on the forehead KURT: Voice-Over I left feeling powerful, potent and incredibly alive. I felt like I owned this city. Nothing and no-one could get in my way Man bumps into Carrie knocking her bag off her arm, and the contents go everywhere. Carrie tries to retrieve everything; the man just carries on walking.
Another man stops and picks up her lipstick and some condoms and hands them to her. Anytime Carrie walks on, turning to look back at points. I'm too nice, you know? You know most guys, when they meet a girl for the first time, the first thing that they see is.. Carrie giggles I hate that word. Voice-Over Miranda was going to hate Skipper.
He's supposedly some big shot in the publishing world. Do you know him? On phone All right. Voice-Over Friday night at Chaos.
It is like a model bomb exploded in this room tonight. Is there a woman here aside from me who weighs more than pounds? So ipso facto I'm can't be interesting. Women either fall into one of two categories: Excuse me, is this your hand on my leg?
Then I thought — how great! Yeah right, I guess. Coming up to Carrie You see that guy? Wanna come back to my place and see the Ross Blechner? What year was it painted again? Looking at painting This could easily go for a hundred grand. Ross is so hot right now. So, what are you doing next Saturday? Hey, wait, you're going to the West Side, right? Hey, scoot over, will ya?
You're going to Chaos?