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I usually read while I eat. At breakfast, it’s the morning newspaper from the day before. At lunch, it’s any magazine on the kitchen table. A few minutes ago, I was getting caught up on the National Review. I was reading @jameslileks’ “Death of Venice” from his column “Athwart.” I was chuckling as I read along, until I came to his father’s description of the Navy shower.
My hand clamped over my mouth just in time, because I simulatenously screamed in laughter while trying to spray out a partially-masticated bite of hot dog. I dare you to see if you can hold food in while reading it (here’s the link).