The Longform

Nuggets and Noms

A pizza box sits on a table. Moments later two curious faces enter the frame, excited by its contents. The two keep glancing at each other while building their anticipation for what lies inside. Each speaks in a gibberish only the other can understand. With a lift of the lid, the pair are shocked to discover it’s empty. First, there’s shock. Then there’s bellyaching. The pair turn to the camera and send gibberish accusations at whoever is filming. Finally, they slink away off camera, defeated again. This entire sequence plays out in less than 20 seconds. The narrative is tight,…