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Small Talk
“Go ahead, I can listen and text.”
Small Talk
“If they don’t like the food, try to explain to them how hard it is to cook really good food.”
Small Talk
“It’s not you, it’s me. Well, me and Cthulhu.”
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“Well, well, well … if it isn’t Farfalle the show-off.”
Risko’s Sketchbook
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“I was a best-seller! I sold millions of copies! Now look at me, a glorified coaster!”
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“Now, Luke, nobody takes a good wanted-poster photo.”
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“You remembered!”
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“There’s an immediacy to yelling you just don’t get from social media.”
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“Great. See you in spring.”
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“Don’t look down your carrot at them. Driveway snow is still snow.”
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“Olive, twist, or vole?”
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” … so, I took the A to 59th and then I had to wait 20 minutes for the C, so by the time I got to the restaurant they’d run out of the branzino and I had to settle for the monkfish … ”
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“Now the G.P.S. is saying it’s around the world in 90 days.”
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“Rather than exacting a violent revenge, want to see a movie or something?”
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“Our thought was that you would just brown-bag it.”
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“We could talk about this all night or you could leave.”