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  • Language/Profanity:  Lord's name taken in vain; a heavy metal band's name is a crude reference to God and anatomy; references to the male anatomy, and frequent casual references to sexual intercourse; "kick a--"; "dam-"; "go--ammit"; "s--tty"; various forms of the "f" word.
  • Smoking/Drinking/Drugs:  One character works as a bartender, and another once did; several scenes set in the bar; a man gives a friend prescription drugs and recommends them for various ailments they weren't intended to address; his friend washes the pills down with alcohol; Dean recommends that Joel smoke "a little pot," reasoning that "it's not a drug, it's a flower"; scene of Joel and friends using a huge bong.
  • Sex/Nudity:  Joel laments the lack of sex with his wife, Suzie, who laces up her sweatpants if he's not home by 8 p.m.; discussion of masturbation; a man plots to have a gigolo bed his wife, so he can have an excuse to sleep with an employee; reference to "the Joel pole"; Joel suspects his wife and the hired gigolo have entered into a prolonged affair; a man unties a woman's bikini top.
  • Violence/Crime:  A woman who is a practiced thief steals a guitar; a factory accident damages a man's testicles.
  • Religion:  A man refers to himself as a spiritualist and a healer.