@Phil Koesterer Chekhov's Canal?
@Maura Johnston Or barren. You could be barren.
If in the first act you are hanging around the Gowanus Canal, then in the following act someone should go into that canal. Don't just put it there.
@toonz Sam Lipsyte?
I think you found the only group of unemployed young folks I have absolutely no sympathy for. These folks wanted to be the people who crashed the world economy; they just got fucked instead of getting rich fucking everyone else.
The only happy part was when they said the new status jobs are at companies that produce actual products that people use.