CB: I can say this fairly quickly. Don’t quit. Be courageous. Read everything. And cultivate a “fuck-you” attitude.
SL The final question is one Wag’s Revue has asked me to ask you. A “wag” is defined as “any one ludicrously mischievous; a merry droll; a habitual joker.” Who is your favorite wag, and why?
CB: Right now?
CB: Doug Stanhope.
CB: [Laughs] He’s a stand-up comedian.
CB: He’s hilarious. He’s a little crazy. He’s sort of a wild man. He’s opposed to the usual standard authority. I just love listening to him. And he’s an incredible performer. This was probably meant to be a literary question. But Stanhope has gotten me through a lot of bad times. I’ve never seen him in person.
SL: Well, let’s hope he comes around the Midwest.
CB: Yeah. [Laughs]