Quotes from Douglas Coupland

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“She removed a black felt Sharpie pen from her purse, and wrote the word ‘laryngitis’ on a folded piece of paper. For the remainder of the day she wouldn’t have to speak to anybody she didn’t want to”

“Where did the past six minutes go ? When time is used up, does it go to some kind of place like a junkyard ? Or down a river like the waters beneath Niagara Falls ? Does time evaporate and turn into rain and start all over again ?”

“(…) men like him, a man whose usefulness to the culture has vanished somewher around the time of Windoys 95 ? Golf ? Gold ? Twenty-four stocks readouts ? Sailboats ? Extra decades of life ?”

Douglas Coupland : ‘All families are psychotic’