- I sent
some mail about
textual nonsense. He replied politely.
- I wrote a letter to Dave Barry clearing up some of his
uncertainties in his book Dave Barry Does Japan.
I told him which of the Japanese rock bands he'd observed was
"King Fucker Chicken." (It was the one with the male lead
singer wearing a plaid skirt.) I bet he was really glad to
learn that. He sent back a nice thank-you card.
- I sent Dishwasher Pete a quote about dishwashers from a book
I was reading. He sent back a postcard saying that he remembered
growing up in the San Francisco neighborhood where I was living,
and had probably delivered newspapers to my apartment building.
- Some friends gave me a packet of Brazilian chocolate
candy cigarettes. I forwarded them to
Cardhouse which led to a