it’s my first time

** Do you think Eugene Levy is a) satisfied, b) unsatisfied or c) horrified regarding the present state of his career?

** A show called “My First Time” is on Comedy Central right now. Comics are sharing stories about the first time they ever did stand up. It’s pretty interesting though not particularly funny.

** Heard my new play read for the first time today. I can’t wait to get it in front of an audience. March 9th.

** I miss Dave Chappelle.

** Went to Central Market tonight around 7:30. Though it was nice shopping there with so few other customers, the state of the store left a lot to be desired. Seems they just give up at the end of the day. I bought some groceries and then headed over to that wonderfully overpriced ready-made section to pick up something for dinner. Grabbed a soup and thought a salad would be nice. Their salad looked like a bus load of polyester-clad senior citizens had just gone through the line and sneezed all over everything. It was a mess, the cucumbers were flaccid and the dressing had dripped all over the place. It was like being in a totally different store than the one I usually see on a Saturday or Sunday morning. Kind of like Disneyworld. Everything seems so stinking perfect on the surface, but you know if you looked really closely, you’d not only see the opening where the batteries go in, you’d also see fingernail scratches left by people trying to escape. That probably didn’t make any sense, but some day I will read this again and go, “Oh yeah.”