“Man,” she said, lapsing into silence for what my digital recorder tells me was six seconds.
Six seconds might not seem like a long time, but try it sometime. Sit in silence for six seconds at a peppy Streeterville coffee shop after work on a Friday while Fatboy Slim’s 1998 hit “The Rockafeller Skank” blasts about funk soul brothers overhead and you’re trying to explain to a virtual stranger with a digital recorder why you love something you love.
“Sometimes it’s the smell?” she said, laughing. » Read the rest of this entry «