by Gabe Berman – the author of Live Like a Fruit Fly

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Knock Knock Neo

It’s official – we’re in the goddamn Matrix.

I’m at Starbucks and the music is blasting. I can clearly hear it through my headphones and for the most part, it sucks.

So, I asked them if they can turn it don’t a notch. Without making eye contact, the girl behind the counter said, “Not during frappy hour.”

Frappy hour? Are you fucking kidding me man?

“Do not try to bend the spoon. For that is impossible. Only try to realize the truth: there is no spoon. Then you will see that it’s not the spoon that bends, but only yourself.”

(I swear, a woman wearing a red dress just walked in. Holy shit. A sign? Definitely.)


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