(photo by davy carren)

People are always asking me, “Why are you not famous?” It happens to me all the time. Well, often enough that I’d mention it in passing. Like here.

A person will float, “Where’s your next book signing? Why haven’t you been on The Late Show? You’re the answer to a Jeopardy question, right?” (On this last one, I wanted to concur, but instead shot back, “That’s not it. You’ve got it all backwards, you ass. My name should be the…