Week 3: People I need to know


I went to a party at Wilson's house. 

“These are the people you need to know.” 

Some I knew from high school. They were wearing suits now. 

Even the women. They got liberal arts degrees like I did but then they added management training programs. They worked for studio bosses crunching box office numbers. Flawless skin and a toughness I didn’t recall. 

I smiled and tried to make animated small talk. The just arrived from Europe mystique got me a respectful “Hmm”, but they didn’t ask much more. No on…