Thanks to Rachel, Andi, Isaac, Joshua, Melissa, and Sheila Heti and everyone who came to the Tumblr/Believer party last night. I think I was the only reader who is not, in fact, a writer, and I was grateful to everyone for their forbearance. I also want to apologize for not opening with my planned joke:
Wit: Did you hear the story about the three holes in the ground?
Interlocutor: No, tell me!
Wit: Well, well, well…