"The kids at the record company are very enthusiastic, and they have a lot of friends they have made, and they all want to have an interview, and the only problem is they’re asking the same things people asked me a long, long time ago, because that’s what they do when they’re starting—you ask questions you already know the answer to. I don’t want to disappoint them, but you can’t disappoint unless you have an appointment. They don’t know I only like to talk to people who have something to talk about other than me. Like everybody in New York, they know everything. How can you tell them anything?” ❧
— Gil Scott-Heron
He worked for years to invent an engine that ran on ambient disappointment.
But at the unveiling, it wouldn’t work.
Then it did.
— A Small Fiction (@ASmallFiction) April 17, 2018