Emily has found that her unemployment frees up a lot of time to get reacquainted with her old soap operas from college. I have never been able to get into them myself, but this does not deter her from calling me at work to tell me what zany thing just happened that I would not believe.
“Julian is alive, and Theresa is haunting everyone, and Charity melted… not Zombie Charity, but Real Charity. Timmy was using this devil horn thing that looked like a wicker corn cob to try to kill Zombie Charity, but then Zombie Charity and Real Charity started in with the fisticuffs—”
“Was this before she melted?”
“What, did somebody freeze her or something?”
“Wow, I didn’t know you knew about that!”