One Can Only Hope in Buchistan


A true story inspired by real events. Seriously. Bryan Cranston has been approached for the role of “Some”.

  • United Nations Strategic Alliance Hotline. How may I help you?
  • Hi there. This is Some Person and I am calling to share some valuable suggestions about the desperate state of Buchistan with you. Is this the right line?
  • Certainly. What seems to be your concern?
  • I don’t know if you are keeping tabs on this, but Buchistan is in complete disarray. Crime is rampant and deadly infectious diseases are widespread. People…
  • If you would allow me a quick mome…
  • …are starving and wildlife habitat is miserably endangered. Natural resources are at an all-time low. Sigh…I am really not sure how I am supposed to…
  • If I could ask for your…
  • …take my enterprise family to production…I mean…vacation next month with all this misery. The entire state of affairs in Buchistan is like one horror show after another; the very real combination of all Black Mirror episodes combined into one giant pile of despondent torturous anguish looping through for all eternity. What is being done about this?
  • We are pulling all our resources into resolving issues. In fact, there is a great website with instructions on how you can get invo…
  • My apologies; I simply have no time or energy to spare here. Just wanted to share notes and let you know that I will not be considering Buchistan for any joyous excursions unless and until such issues are handled.
  • Understood; thank you Some. I can assure you that all concerns are being reviewed. We will have more news on this later.
  • Ah, that is so wonderful to hear. When?
  • Some time.

#HappyFriday

Misagh Moayyed

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