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Peter Cohen
Going on 25 years, this conversation is still awkward. Them: So what do you do? Me: I'm a writer. Them: What do you write? Like…books? Me: No, I write about technology. Mostly Apple stuff. Them: *incredulous look* And you make a living this way? Me: …well…
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Chris Breen Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
You forgot, “Oh, so you work for Apple?”
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Peter Cohen Feb 13
Replying to @BodyofBreen
About five or six years ago, I became resigned to just say "Yes."
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Michael E. Cohen, a pixel-stained wretch Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
Them: So what do you do? Me: Exist as an infinitesimal and fragile spark of consciousness in a universe older and vaster than I can grasp.
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Moltz Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
I just change the subject by saying my wife is a PI and then they forget about me and want to talk about her.
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Guy English Feb 13
Replying to @Moltz @flargh
How’s she doing? She’s amazing. It was really great finally meeting her earlier this year.
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Apple World Today Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
Had the same conversation numerous times on a recent vacation trip...and the script was identical.
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Mike Wuerthele Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
It's easier now than it was a decade ago.
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Dean Johnson Feb 13
Replying to @flargh @siegel
Atleast you don’t get an immediate attempt to help troubleshoot their windows problems. I’ve learned to employ a “Shock and awe” explanation to head that off, and deliberately avoided windows experiences.
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Matt with Earl Grey Feb 13
Replying to @flargh
Hey, if you’re good at writing, everything is interesting.
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