Sarah told me yesterday that some company sells Dr. Pepper-flavored chapstick, which I’m now going to start using obsessively. I think it will be really convenient for my Dr. Pepper-obsessed girlfriend because then she would end up eating a lot of Dr. Pepper on a pretty regular basis.
You know how to tell how badly a “favor” is going to inconvenience you? The time between the question and the task required. A long pause means certain doom.
“Hey can you do me a favor and pass the salt?”
“Hey can you do me a favor… and drop off my movies at Blockbuster?”
“Hey can you do me a favor… … … and loan me $5k?”
A comedian told me this some time ago and I remembered this afternoon while eavesdropping on Brenton and T. Lois.
“How to Tell a True War Story” by Tim O’Brien, from The Things They Carried. Recommended by both The Petersen and myself.
The scribbling in the photo to the left reads: “I think I MAY NEED A BATHroom break? IS this POSSIBLE?” Yep, that’s Dubya during a UN Security Council meeting.