In the SNL sketch featuring Tracy Morgan as Fat Albert in the real life documentary, after Fat Albert talks about one of his heart attacks, he says, "This is my life? This is my life?"
In Seinfeld, when George is talking about feeling like he had a haircut when he didn't, shouting "I'm all itchy back here!," Jerry groans and explodes into the "What is this? What are we doing? What in God's name are we doing? Our lives! What are we doing with our lives!" tirade that gets George engaged.
And now I'm sitting here following a football game on NFL.com's Game Center, rooting for people not to score to help my fantasy team.
I'm having my "What is this? What am I doing? This is my life? This is my life?" moment. There's got to be something more than this. Watching these scores feels like playing some virtual reality role playing game where everything sucks.
On a slightly related note, while following this game I'm trying to clean up the completely out of control links section of this site. I've got a new policy: if a site doesn't update in a month, it gets removed from the links (unless there's some specified reason for the hiatus, like taking summer off). Sorry, everybody--I'm just trying to put it into some order that I can make sense of. I'll keep these hiatus sites in my bookmarks, and if I see they've started updating again, I'll add them back in (and I would like that very much). I'm always adding new sites, so I need to keep some sense of order, and maintain only active sites in the links. The links section is always in flux, usually for no reason, so I thought I'd at least give some reason here.