Listen, I’ve got a tip for you. Don’t ever tell an artist his work is interesting.” “I won’t.” “Or different. ‘ Did you like the movie? ’ ‘It was different. ’ What the hell does that mean? Different from what? ”
I don’t drink myself stupid, and I don’t hurt my ears listening to loud music. ..” “Or go to bed with strangers?” “It depends,” she said.” How strange are you? ”
The poster showed one of the artist’s most recognizable works, solitary diners at a café counter, and its mood was unutterably lonely. Keller found it cheering. Its message for him was that he was not alone in his solitude, that the city ( and by extension the world ) was full of lonely guys, sitting on stools in some sad café, drinking their cups of coffee and getting through the days and nights .