"And I don't want to fail. I mean, that's a really important point in this story, is that these are good people, and I want to succeed for them, but I just can't, you know. And so I think to myself, 'Why don't I cater my material to this specific event.'
And everyone has been talking about cancer.
I know. I'm in the future also."
— Mike Birbiglia, My Secret Public Journal