dear mr stan ridgway, thanks for your prompt response to my previous missive. i caught your act at the rythym room last night and boy did you deliver. you have gained a disciple, (dont let it go to your head tho im not that great). im a little slo and withdrawn having as it were been socked over the head in nineteen and eighty seven. next time i will bring a friend, or cut out after the gig to Chute's for a little dog play. im a sucker for a strong hand. i got some of your merch on the gentle cycle inside the maytag. i just might have a crush on your sullen keyboardist by the way; sultry minx. to toggle my hearts desire. until then and as ever your pal, thurston.