Lloyd is a stone-cold creep, and if you encounter him at any point in your life, it’s irrefutable proof you’ve lost your mind. But he’ll let it slide if you forget your cash, and he was no doubt a debonair barkeep in his day -- back when he wasn’t, you know, an evil ghost.
On Violet’s first day of work, we see Lil swiftly serve a few drinks, take a shot for herself, shut everyone up, and then reinvent her new hire for the crowd. And that’s just what she does in two minutes. Imagine what she could do in two hours. Oh, that’s about how long the movie is? Right.
Sure, Lou might own the joint, but it’s Irvin the bartender who lets Tyler Durden build his army in the basement of the bar over which he lords. He gets bonus points for looking like Neil Young in a Revolutionary War epic, and even more points for being hard as nails in the ring. He’s even in the Fight Club video game, which was a thing. Fred Durst was in it too. Let’s never talk about the Fight Club video game again, OK?