Weekend 1 2 3
Good: Going to hear Jonathan Safran Foer speak at the Brooklyn Public Library on Saturday.
Better: Some woman during the Q&A asking him, completely straightfaced, “Don’t you think it’s interesting that you were once a receptionist, and now you receive?”
Best: Jonathan Safran Foer answering, also completely straightfaced, “Uh, I have no idea what you’re talking about.”
Good: The strangers sleeping on your living room floor turning out to be very nice.
Better: The strangers sleeping on your living room floor buying you drinks and complimenting your cooking.
Best: The strangers sleeping on your living room floor inviting you to come visit them in the far-off city where they live.
Good: Discovering that your roommate was also an avid Babysitters Club reader in her youth.
Better: Getting really excited upon this discovery and rattling off not only all the full names and offices held by every BSC member, but also COMPLETE TEXT PASSAGES from memory.
Best: Your roommate still agreeing to eat dinner with you after this outburst.
Best2: Your roommate actually cooking dinner for you after this outburst.