bobby phil otis front street

If asked, Bobby would regale the room with stories about his formative years in Chapel Hill. He had done both his undergraduate and graduate work there, started a family, begun an affair with the divorcèe that ran the bowling alley: it was a life.

If you brought up the fact that Bobby left high school to join a rock and roll band at the age of sixteen and none of that could possibly be true, he would sic Otis on you.

Also: Heineken.

Also also: newspapers and pay phones.