It’s a gloomy overcast Sunday, the dog-end of the weekend, and the house is more sparse than normal. Strangely, the fewer number of bodies is not reflefcted in this evening’s beverage count: 5 coffees, 3 waters, 2 sodas, 1 tea, 1 lemonade.
In the booth, Eileen has one eye on the N. Carolina-Oklahoma game. Right now it’s half-time, with NC up by 9 …
In the house is also our very own Nina Mankin, who served with Team Venice Saved as a dramaturg until various circumstances, both local and international, intervened. We are thrilled to have her back at the table, with every confidence that she will stir up the bees.
And as the clock ticks down The Stooges have been bumped in favor of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs as the lead-in number. This can only augur big, raw happenings.