Happy people.

I just saw an article on nytimes.com called, "What happy people don't do." My first thought was, "Read this article," but I chose to click anyway. I got through the first paragraph before I realized I must be profoundly unhappy.

Turns out happy people don't watch tv. I already knew that some psychologists advise not reading the news so much. I wonder if there's a connection between being culturally savvy and terminally unhappy. Is media bringing gloom and doom upon us all?

Probably. But the oblivion of not reading the news or not watching television - the oblivion of the human experience, I would say in a dramatic flair - is not the kind of happiness I want.

See Synecdoche, you unhappy tv watchers - it's good.

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