NPR FOR THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t

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Louis CK on dating post-divorce: “You sort of feel like you just got out of prison. And they give you the suit you were convicted in. And they give you a paper bag with a watch and a wallet in it. And they give you eight bucks and a bus ticket and the cars are going way too fast and you can’t cross the street — and you’re considering going into a motel and hanging yourself after carving your initials. And you know … there’s not a lot of women my age who’re single. If they’re single it’s because something happened — or didn’t happen — so I started immediately dating women who were younger than me. That’s a very strange dynamic. And from their point of view, it’s like they’re dating a dead person. It’s like a corpse. That’s how I see myself through their eyes.” MORE

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