“I am rugged in a manly way, yes. Thank you for noticing.”
Nice to see you back in semi-civilized society.
“Best hospital in the world is still the worst place in the world to be.”
They’re like airport terminals, but without the alcohol, and there are 24-year-olds with brand-new stethoscopes trying to kill you.
“You know what they call the biggest dumbfuck to ever graduate from medical school?”
“Doctor, yeah. They’re just guessing like the rest of us.”
Well, I’m glad you made it through and you’re back on the street causing trouble.
Gonna be healthy enough to go to New York for the Garden shows?
“My year hasn’t been rough enough?”
Excellent point. What’s on the schedule for JPB?
“Hang out with the animals. Lots of things need shooting. Gonna bitch about the government. Crawl on top of Mrs. Perry Barlow.”
Back to basics.
“Don’t fix what ain’t broken.”
So, you were clinically dead?
“Eight minutes, yeah.”
What’s that like?
“Ever been to Sacramento?”