Created by Mark Thimijan, Wasted Nights is a 10 episode web series that revolves around a group of characters who all hang out in the same bar. They experience dreams, hopes, failures, romance, comedy, drama, surrealism, realism, drunkenness, philosophy, heartache and achievement. Above all it’s a stylized look at a group of people who frequent the same bar and encompasses their immediate conversations and feelings. Music by John Freidel.
Episode 7 Aliens and Boners. Zach is hanging out at the bar looking dejected, Mike asks him what’s up? Zach explains that Pit is late and is bringing him some DMT, it seems Zach made a promise to an alien stripper named Barbara. Mike becomes entranced by the story of the spirit molecule and asks Pit how the drug works, Pit isn’t much help and it only increases Mike’s curiosity. Angela approaches and asks for two beers, Mike then asks her if she’s ever had a visitation with a being from outer space, he explains how aliens only visit people who are a little off to begin with, she responds maybe that’s how it works and sets up an instant defense mechanism, Rock chimes in how he’s been visited by aliens from all over. Pit has made contact with his dealer and tells Zach he will get him the psychedelic compound. Dylan and Laura are having one of their first real dates up at the bar, further discussing a future date when Mike approaches and asks them their thoughts on aliens, he doesn’t give them a chance to respond and elaborates about dating an alien and canadian women. Seeking more sound answers Mike finds himself with the Trekkie. She explains to him about the prime directive and how aliens will reveal themselves to us when we are ready, Mike initially likes her response but then questions how authentic it is to real life versus Star Trek. The trekkie explains the prime directive in further detail. Zach is pacing the bar waiting for Pit to return. Mike goes on a rant about aliens discussing everything from the movie Mars Attacks to Jerry being plucked from an office meeting. Pit arrives and is empty handed but he did score some viagra, he asks Zach to help him crush some of it up. Pit approaches Dylan and Laura and spots a naked guy running in front of the bar which allows him to slip powdered viagra into Dylan’s drink, Pit pretends like he doesn’t know Dylan and walks away. Zach is still depressed and Pit makes an offer to dose someone else’s drink, Zach chooses Rock. Rock is having problems with his microwave, Pit doses him. This seems to cheer up Zach a little and he snorts a line of viagra off the bar. Laura wants popcorn but Dylan is now feeling the effects of the viagra, he reluctantly gets up. Jackson approaches and notices his erection, on his way back a girl hits on him while Pit lurks in the background. Rock stands in the middle of the bar with a hard on. Zach is with Mike, he has a boner and the Trekkie approaches telling him that Barbara will still see him if he performs a task to prove his worth. Mike takes out the trash and is abducted by aliens.