Rome Girl: "Because it would satisfy your duel desires for instant gratification and for liking things that are cheap."
(Brief pause while I refer her to my blog entry about my feelings about the Kindle.)
Rome Girl: "This is why I don't read your blog or like discussing things you write on your blog."
Rome Girl: "You sound like the guy from High Fidelity."
Me: "Don't I often sound like that guy."
Rome Girl: "Yes, but that's not the point."