"A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, “Stop trying to make me like you,” and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral."
"Brandis is fascinating in that he very obviously thinks of himself as some kind of revered public intellectual, demonstrated by his enormous private library, filled with leather bound tomes and encapsulating the finest minds of legal scholarship, whereas his actual public output is knuckle-dragging buffoonery and being wrong about literally everything."
"I met my wife at a Star Trek convention. She was study abroad from France and spoke little English, and I didn’t know a lick of French. So, for the first few months of our relationship, we communicated by speaking Klingon."