04 June 2002


I was at the gym, laboring away on a Stairmaster and watching The People's Court on one of the televisions.

They cut to the plaintiff, who was making a face at the defendant. There, behind the plaintiff, was an audience member, deep in sleep.

The person sitting next to the sleeper elbowed her, and the no-longer-sleeping woman did the frantic I'm awake I'm awake thing where you look all over the place to make sure no one's seen you sleeping. 

Congratulations, ma'am. There was your moment of fame. You slept through it.