This actually happened.
I just spent ten minutes reading about the manual pollination of pumpkin flowers I maybe have a problem.
Can’t be casual about this.
But why, I ask, is the world still so infatuated with American culture? Why, even, do we remain gripped by a play such as True West? “Oh, because they all believe the American fable,” he says. “That you can make it here. But you don’t make it.”
You’ve made it pretty well, I say.
"Yeah but I’ve also… I’ve… yeah," he hesitates, laughs, a long, rich wheeze. "But you know, oddly, I wasn’t even fucking trying."
I never do these, but I make exceptions for people I like.