I agree. Except for the part about tv reporters asking people to tell stories. What is this, npr? If I saw someone on the news telling a story about throwing cheese around in the gas station, I would say to myself, What the hell is this? I don't have time for this. And I would change the channel until I found some seinfeld reruns, or something equally valueless. Because itís the news, you know? Not that itís not a good story, it is. And I get the part about gas prices as a way to access memory and as something universal and what not. I just. Am rambling. For no reason. Because you get what I'm saying already, I'm sure.