Monday, October 19, 2009


I helped some friends run a booth at APE this year, about which I should probably say a lot more, but I needed to relate this story before it left my head:

On one corner of the booth, I set up a sign that said "RELATIONSHIP ADVICE $.25." One of my customers was a dude whose outfit had a lot of black in it, and sported at least two (possibly three) wallet chains. Here's how that went:

GUY: My problem is that I love indie girls, but I despise their taste in music.
ME: "Despise" is a pretty strong word, man.
GUY: I know. I chose it deliberately.
ME: ...
ME: You're going to be lonely for a very long time.