He reminded me of a monologist of whom I have not thought for years, and whom I loved, Brother Theodore.
Pre-Youtube, it would have been a passing thought, but NOW -- well, I can re-watch all his Letterman appearances.
I think he was a genius; and what a life, what a strange life -- who can say how much of his frenzied pessimism was an act, however funny it was?
But I never noticed before, (they were never
in my line of vision at the same time,) he bore a certain resemblance to my favourite German.
(And this is NOT mockery, I truly love them both)