- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
If he is gay, man needs man; otherwise, man needs woman.This doesn't actually represent the compelling nature of Dooling's prose particularly well. For that I like the next two sentences rather better:
Not photos or Web clips or blog entries or text messages or e-mails or even video clips taken of or sent by woman. Man needs woman in the flesh, in meatspace, where he-meat meets she-meat to beget meatlets.Anyway, it will be interesting to see what others come up with.