• November 16, 2008
    By Chris Faraone

    At dinner before Jim Norton’s Saturday nightcap at The Comedy Connection’s Wilbur Theatre, I commented: “I want to sit like Lincoln.” For anyone unfamiliar with where the 16th president was assassinated, I meant I wanted balcony seats. No shit – I really said that.

    This was a passing hope; I’ve never in my life been blessed with such exalted digs, and I didn’t expect this time to differ.

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