“Margo Hendrix isn’t my real name,” she says, like it’s a big secret.
“It’s just that Anna Schamvich isn’t a very literary name.”
Now she’s got me — I have to do everything in my power not to snort into my coffee. Her name sounds like a mispronunciation of “ham sandwich,” which is absolutely hilarious.
Clearly Margo-nee-Anna doesn’t find it as terribly funny as I do, but when she actually orders a ham sandwich from the bored waiter who just materialized at our table, I can’t contain it anymore. Coffee burns its way through my nasal passages and out my nose
This clip was found in my writing notebook from 2011. A little throwback never killed anyone.