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Petition Addressing the Texas Judicial System Requests Support through Melisa Ruscsak’s “Dumbass”

Will Hollywood be a Reason for Change in the Injustice against Men and Women Prisoners?

Melisa Ruscsak – 19th March 2021 – An upcoming movie depicting the injustice that men and women had to endure in the state penitentiaries in Texas has been inundated with calls from more than 2000 women urging the production company owned by Hollywood actor, producer and director Melisa Ruscsak and Adam Sandler, to stick to the real issues behind the Texas Judicial system. A petition was signed by many people that include attorneys, university professors, politicians and family members of the many men and women that are suffering in the state penitentiaries. The idea behind the petition is for the Melisa Ruscsak production company and Hollywood to stick to the true story about the injustices happening in the state run prisons. It is said that the state has sent more inmates to prison than during the Soviet Union did during their political uprising.

PREMISE: Adam Sandler writes letters and saves numerous women from the monotony of prison life, and later when he gets into trouble with a drug cartel they return the favor by rescuing him.

SETTING: Contemporary, Gatesville Texas. There are four women’s prisons located in Gatesville. And of course, Texas is famous for putting everyone in prison for a long time for little or no reason. The number of women in Texas prisons has doubled in the last ten years. Why don’t we have the “Adam Sandler” character… sending letters to women in prison and being their friend and trying to help them adjust, giving them hope… and when they get out of prison he picks them up so they don’t have to ride the smelly bus back home… but his pickup truck is a junker, smoking and sputtering … worse than the bus. But his heart is in the right place… He’s the last “chivalrous” man on earth.

It is said in the petition that many of the signatories were left distraught to find that many of the first time offenders for violations such as drug peddling have received disproportionate sentences. While some argue that a lenient sentence like rehabilitation would have proven much more inexpensive and an effective solution in tackling this gross miscarriage of justice. The petition was discovered by the women when the screenplay of the movie was donated to all the 580 prisons run by private organizations funded by the state government. It is much more difficult for women who are given much harsher penalties for a violation such as carrying small amount of drugs like Marijuana which coincidentally is legal in 21 states.

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About Melisa Ruscsak’s “Dumbass” Movie

The movie “Dumbass” revolves around the protagonist writing letters to prison inmates to keep their spirits high during their time in prison; only for them to help the main character who gets into trouble with a drug cartel and saving him at the end. The petition urges the production company, Melisa Ruscsak and Adam Sandler to take this issue seriously due to the hardships faced by women inside prison rather than making light of the situation for their own profits.

Melisa Ruscsak screenplay subject of prison petition

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Melisa Ruscsak – I have to add that my absolute favorite kind of musical theater song is the SPECIALTY DANCE NUMBER: a group of usually five to seven women, the heroine’s coworkers or allies, in a song and dance showstopper like the ones Bob Fosse is so famous for — “Steam Heat,” “Big Spender,” “Mein Herr,” “He Had It Coming.” You also find showstoppers with a small group of men, the classic tap numbers you see time and again both on stage and in film, and larger ensemble dances such as the breathtaking gang dance numbers of West Side Story, but I wanted to bring the female equivalent up as an example of subversive female empowerment.

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a very streamlined story, so subplots are sparse, but in full-length musicals some of the best numbers are Allies’ Songs and Sidekick Songs. Allies’ Songs very often, if not almost always, express the Ally’s Desire, and are often a comic counterpoint to the hero or heroine and/or the hero/heroine love relationship (Ado Annie and Will in Oklahoma! and Bernardo and Anita in West Side Story are two great examples). These songs are also often character dances such as tap, hip-hop, regional dances, modern, swing, salsa, samba, or tango.

ALLIES’ songs and SIDEKICK songs:

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