Friday, October 14, 2005

fried bread and a cool million

Harold Pinter has won the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature. He will receive 10 million kronor (about $1.3 million). From 1957's The Birthday Party:

MEG. Is it nice?
PETEY. I haven't tasted it yet.
MEG. I bet you don't know what it is.
PETEY. Yes, I do.
MEG. What is it, then?
PETEY. Fried bread.
MEG. That's right.

Mmm. Fried bread.