Tommy: I’m glad I caught you because I think we need some help.
me: No, man, things are going ok.
Tommy: Are you driving a Porsche? Because if you’re not driving a Porsche yet, then things are not going OK. OK?
me: Sure Tommy. But things are going OK.
Tommy: OK, but not Porsche OK. And that’s what we’re after here, isn’t it? Porsche OK?
me: Yeah. Absolutely.
Tommy: Good. So long as we’re on the same page. So I was thinking about it and I think we should start a literary feud.
me: Sure. Very good idea.
Tommy: Don’t be a jerk. We cause a big ruckus, people come running to look and then some of ’em stick around to buy a book.
me: Well you got a point there, Tommy that’s for sure. But what who are you gonna start a feud with?
Tommy: Well, it’s gotta be someone who’s still alive, so my number one pick is out.
(I didn’t ask. I didn’t really want to know, to be honest)
me: And number 2?
Tommy: I’m kind of embarrassed to say.
me: So do I have to say anything?
Tommy: You’re right. Let me think about this so more, see if I know anybody who knows this person, we could do a reach out before we start things off.
me: A reach out? You’re talking about a feud.
Tommy: These things don’t just happen. You gotta plan them. I’ll be in touch. Take care.
me: Alright Tommy, see you around.