“did you see that???” says my conscientious omnivore housemate.
i caught a glimpse of the KFC ad on TV
“was that actually a sandwich with fried chicken breasts replacing the bread?”
“yes. but did you see the filling?”
“bacon. and cheese.”
“wow, its the Atkins diet gone horribly wrong.”
“yeah, just get rid of ALL of the carbs!”
“…and see how many animal species you can consume in one bite.”
“julie, this is what the world has come to.”
he shuffles off to counter this turn for the worse by creating some beauty: playing the blues on the piano.