(a) He recognizes Chief Justice Roberts; andBut the whole episode occurred at Lumi's. Whoa, there, big guy, Lumi's? Lumi's is a good candidate for the most boring restaurant in New York. As such it is an ideal venue for Chief Justice Roberts, who almost makes an aesthetic out of boring. But if Gay Talese is going to show himself as the epitmome of cool, he is going to have to find better digs.
(b) He is too cool to make a big deal out of it; and
(c) He is clever enough to come up with a creative response when challenged; AND
(d) Eat your heart out, yokel.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Gay Talese Tries and Fails to Show that He's Cool
Gay Talese has a curious blog post up at the NYT calculated to show that