Seriously! I fly with earplugs and big headphones — even when listening to nothing, it signals that I am not interested in conversation with my seatmate (done enough of those with crazy people, thanks). Dealing with noise on a plane is pretty much my problem. But I do reserve the right to send casual death rays toward… » 12/20/14 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

When I lived in Chicago and a girl who was 8 or 9 got killed in a drive-by, people in comments on the story kept freaking out about "Why was she out on the street at 11 pm?" I mean, besides the fact that it was summer, no school, and literally 100 degrees so everyone was hanging out outside, and she was with her… » 12/13/14 7:53pm 12/13/14 7:53pm

It's okay...I do too. But I actually specifically just liked The Sun Also Rises, which I read in HS and had a very good teacher for that class, so that may have influenced me. Hmm...I don't think I've read another of his books, to be honest. I did go to Key West once though. » 11/22/14 9:25pm 11/22/14 9:25pm