So I watch the show, alone, whiskey in hand. I was actually very adamant about watching it alone. No girlfriends to tell me how stupid her outfit looked or “Ew, she’s not even that pretty!” I wanted the chance to freak out the way you can only freak out when you’re alone.
Millions of people want to be in the NBA. But only 500 or so people each year have what it takes to be in the NBA. And you know what? Half those players are on the bench all the time. This is how everything works and odds are that you aren’t talented enough to make it as a writer, a top-tier surgeon or lawyer, entrepreneur, or whatever.