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This week, we’re presenting five vignettes by David Mamet. The fellow down in the front row of the auditorium was around my age. He was massively obese, and he was overdressed in many layers of wool. held
The second of five vignettes. He lived alone in various houses, and moved from one to the next in response to no discernible stimulus. I assumed that, at some point, he felt it was just “time to move.”
The third of five vignettes. I played football against him, and I saw him not only at the games, but at the various league events. And I saw him at my cousin’s school banquets, open houses, graduations.
The fourth of five vignettes. M. F. K. Fisher had a magic gardener. This fellow, she wrote, understood the daily weather, the seasons and the various planting cycles, the necessity of encouraging or discouraging
The last of five vignettes. I was teaching a class which I believe was called “Dramatic Theory” but which, more accurately, if more dauntingly, might have been called “On the Nature of Group Perception,”