“Have I rehearsed a conversation where I meet him and try to coolly tell him I’ve written an autobiographical solo show about being obsessed with him? Yes, I have. Can I get through it without crying? No, no I cannot.”

“Lately I’ve made peace with having a day job, in part because I’m going to need more money to do the kinds of projects that I want to do. I’m inspired by writers like Franz Kafka, who worked in an insurance office for most of his life, while writing amazing novels at night. If Kafka didn’t get paid for his passion, then I don’t really have any right to demand a creative salary from the world.”