and I thought i was bad for being attracted to julian as dennis.
Not attracted, attached. (Well, I’m always attracted to Julian but that’s another story.) I just love this character and I wish they’d done more with him. He tried to bring us wisdom, but he got mocked. Sigh.
ON AMERICAN OPTIMISM:
These people do not stop smiling. Also, they don’t want to hear your problems because it interrupts their smiling. “Surviving” makes you a hero over there. Here it just means you were unlucky, but not unlucky enough to have died.
From Russian travel tips for visiting America…