Monday, September 23, 2013

Late Lunch



“Everyone runs around trying to find a place where they still serve breakfast because eating breakfast, even if it's 5 o'clock in the afternoon, is a sign that the day has just begun and good things can still happen. Having lunch is like throwing in the towel.” 

—Jonathan Goldstein in Lenny Bruce is Dead



6 comments:

  1. Oh, that made me giggle. I love the expression "throwing in the towel."

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  2. Now that is a genius reflection, for sure.

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  3. OMG. Both the quote and the picture went right straight through to me. Posted just for me like Bruce sings about Mary.
    love,
    yo

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  4. I've never thought of it that way but yeah. True. And I remember back in the days when I would stay up late, going out, and we'd head to breakfast at 2 a.m. and how delicious it was, how it was just what we needed, the right combinations of protein and fat and carbohydrates for still-young bodies after a few beers, a night of dancing. We didn't think of it that way. We just knew it was what we wanted. That picture is like the very essence of comfort and civilization.

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  5. Well, I dunno. Having DINNER is throwing in the towel. There's still some potential left after lunch. :)

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