- Bi the Way: "The Woman" enjoys porn only featuring women.
- Broken Bird: Both the leads fall under this trope.
- Drugs Are Bad: One of the main character is a now clean former drug abuser.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: The male lead and his coworkers.
- Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Features a rare male version of this trope, but unlike most examples he is given his own problems and inner life.
- The Movie Buff: One of the main characters is one of these. He even brags about his ability to pick out movies for others. Unsurprisingly he works in a video store.
- No Name Given: The two main characters are never named, and are credited as "The Man" and "The Woman."
- Parental Incest: One of the main characters is a survivor of this type of abuse.
- The Woobie: "The Man" is one, and such a sweet one.