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He knows the names of juice-drink flavors. He still knows the names because he learned them on television, because we invited it in and it never behaved the way it was supposed to behave.
O.K., you're a sensible person, so he can make your head explode.
You've been rendered comatose by another Monday Night Football game. Cincinnati leads, say, Baltimore 10--3 at the half because it is an NFL rule that all Monday Night Football games are 10--3 at halftime. Anyway, Chris Berman comes on to do his halftime highlights package. At first you don't notice the faint, high-pitched whine in your ears.
"It's Danny ( Erie) Kanell!"
(The whine gets louder.)
(Vibrations begin, slowly at first, but then increasing in frequency.)
(The world is a blur. And then....)
"HE ... COULD ... GO ... "