John has been driving across the country in a truck.
Title comes from talking about the rock 'n roll vibe of a lot of guys in trucks across the nation.
"There's a version of how this goes, and they're not staying up all night worrying about it." -MM, said of those in the middle of the country who are disengaged from the conversation of the coasts and the Internet. The "idea storms." 18 minutes.
Everyone sees themselves as a goddamn counterculture.
Discussion of firemen, fire stations.
Discussion of hats. European hat etiquette. Never ask a question without taking your hat off.
Discussion of airplanes and back of seat screens. Robo announcements and security theatre.