JS: Okay, but first I need to indulge in a bit of fan-dorkishness of my own. I’m crazy about your work. Your voice is delightfully, shockingly unique.
DB: Oh, Good! Thank you. I like having fans, and I like shocking them with my uniqueness. Uniquitude. Unique-osity. One of the things that keeps happening lately, as I get some press and some notice, is that people tell me how unique my voice is, and then, with no sense of irony at all, as if they are proving the point, they tell me who I remind them of. So far, I haven’t been insulted by any of the comparisons – Garrison Keillor, David Sedaris, people like that.
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