Heres Hilda with the big blind eyes. She hands me a letter on the landing. "Can you read this to me?" says Hilda. "Can you say what it says?" These old ladies, they stream out of their…
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2906 words)
The boss—sitting behind an impossibly cluttered desk, in an impossibly cluttered room, with the sound of the bagel factory in full swing upstairs, churning away with the noise of a ship's engine—looked down at the resume and chewed thoughtfully on his lower lip. Then he abruptly looked up with the penetrating, profound, and fired up expression of a prosecutor who is about to ask the question on which the whole case would turn. He said: "If someone buys three dozen bagels, and they get a free bagel for every dozen, how many would you give them?"
PUBLISHED: March 29, 2004
LENGTH: 32 minutes (8012 words)