I was sitting in a local Italian restaurant the other day.
Mind you, I wasn’t just sitting. I was eating some garlic bread, pushing my fork around in what used to be a huge plate of lasagna, and eavesdropping.
Yes, I was being bad.
But when you’re sitting just opposite a certain celebrity who you’ve seen on TV many times and who has brought laughter into the world, you expect that they’re going to be funny and happy-go-lucky in the real world too. But not today. Said TV celebrity was having issues.
“I ordered rigatoni,” he said. “This is penne. And I don’t like penne.”
“I’m sorry, sir,” the waitress shot back. “But you said penne. I have it written down right here. Look.”