The Joy of Fran Lebowitz
In which I discover a kindred spirit.
A dear family friend, wishing to compliment me, recently said I had the wit of a Fran Lebowitz in a Midwestern math Ph.D. package. Naturally, my first reaction was “Aww, thanks.” My second reaction was “Who?”
Without knowing it, I was in the same position as the poor chap in the back at a Q&A event opening Martin Scorsese’s Fran-centric Netflix series P…