Strategic Attempts to Deflect Attention by the Most Obviously Overweight Member of the Donner Party.

Posted on September 29, 2005 

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Strategic Attempts to Deflect Attention by the Most Obviously Overweight Member of the Donner Party.

Oh, hi, Jane. Wow, you OK? You look really tired. Didn’t sleep well last night? Sure, sure, I know what you mean. Little Conner kept me up late, too. Such big lungs for such a little person! And kidneys, too, probably. Oh, nothing, I was just mumbling to myself. I didn’t sleep too well, either. And you know they say that conserving energy and maximizing sleep is really the best way for us to get through this crisis. You can look that up if you want, but it’s definitely true.

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