Number of women: 22
Number of men: 2
Number of flamingly gay men: 1
Number of women carrying Louis Vuitton purses: 2
Number of women carrying Chanel totes : 1
Retail price of a Chanel 2.55: $2,250
Number of students from Hollywood High School: 5
How many of those students were passing the time by doing homework?: 0
How many textbooks were in their backpacks?: 0
Really?: Not a one.
How do I know they were from Hollywood High School? The student IDs around their necks.
Number of people reading books in the room: 3
Ethnicities of people reading books: White, Filipino, Asian
Number of people using texting devices and/or cell phones: 15
How many of those devices were iPhones? 11
Bad television shows that played out during my wait time: Some sort of talk show, Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?, and Divorce Court.
People who were playing along with Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? 4
Number of them who are smarter than a fifth grader: 1
Number of phone calls the actress sitting next to me received from her agent: at least 10
Number of auditions she missed while waiting for her 1:30 "appointment": seemingly one really important one
Total time spent in waiting room: 2 hours, 46 minutes
Total bill for a year's supply of birth control: $769.00
Number of times I said "fuck" out loud after being presented with the bill: at least 3
So that breaks down to... what exactly?: $2.11 a day to not burden myself, my boyfriend and society-at-large with a child. Which actually is a lot cheaper than actually having one.
Silver lining: At least I was home by 4:20.