Rabid Armstrong Fan #1: “I’m a huge fan, I was so excited when I heard you would be here. I also got nervous because I heard what happened to [name of dog] when you were in Amsterdam.”
(Uh, what? Someone tried to take her dog?)
Gushing continues: “You are such a great writer, so honest, so brave and so funny.” (Drool accumulates in small pool beneath microphone.)
Kottke’s number one advocate is a considered voice with an accent, a man who pleads with Kottke not to accept advertising on the site, to stick with subscriptions from readers like him, who will personally make a large donation to ensure its quality.
Although, on the way out, we did overhear this giggly woman:
“Jason is just soooooooo freaking brilliant.”