virus: Expression is the breath of life

Reed Konsler (
Sat, 13 Mar 1999 11:21:50 -0500

>Date: Sat, 13 Mar 1999 03:34:08 -0600
>From: Zloduska <>
>Subject: Re: virus: BNW
>I'm of two minds here. Is it possible for both of you to be right? I
>think that's the truth, but others might call me crazy or just plain wrong
>for thinking so.

Could you and Oprah both be right? Would I be crazy to think so?

>Also, there is this completely antisocial customer who I call "Catfish
>Man". Every day like clockwork he comes in to buy the exact same thing.
>He is soft-spoken yet prone to tourettes-like outbursts if provoked, and
>tells us what odd flavor of icecream he wants from his usual favorites, and
>always *always* gets a wafer cone, but like an afterthought mechanically
>utters what kind anyway. He has a mostly bald head but for dark,
>static-charged projectiles, goggle-ish spectacles, a mandarin-like
>mustache, and frequently half his last meal and drink all over his face.
>He never says "thank you" or makes direct eye contact, and in a flash grabs
>his dripping cone with one large, wool-mittened hand, shoves it into his
>mouth, whips around, and waddles away.
>What a card, him. I think he is as equally essential as Reed is, and not
>on a lower level simply because he's not an 'intellectual'. And none of
>- -that- is relevant to my intrusion of your discussion, but it goes to show
>why I don't believe in social hierarchies. Aren't people just wonderful?

Brilliant! Encore! Encore!


  Reed Konsler