The Spectacular Now
by Tim Tharp
The Spectacular Now Chapter 14 Summary
- Sutter is hating this party. Everyone is so superficial, and he wants to play it cool with the new girl.
- So he decides to go to the upstairs bathroom and smoke the joint Ricky gave him.
- When he gets upstairs, though, he sees Kevin's bottle of super-expensive scotch in their bedroom.
- He picks it up, trying to figure out if he can open it to have a little without anyone being able to tell.
- No luck, so he lights up his joint right as Kevin comes upstairs looking for him.
- Naturally, Sutter hides in the closet. With the lit-up joint. And the scotch.
- (This is your brain on drugs.)
- Of course, the joint catches one of Kevin's thousand-dollar suits on fire, so Sutter has to jump out of the closet and roll on the floor, while Kevin tries to salvage his suit.
- Meanwhile, Holly has come upstairs too, and the two of them let Sutter have it.
- What can he do at that point but go get drunk?
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