• I am a freak in secondhand velour, a leper who uses L'Oreal Anti-sticky Mega Gel. I am rootless, ripped from all foundations, an orphan raising an orphan and wanting to take away everything there is and replace it with stuff I've made.

    Dave Eggers (2013). “A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story”, p.244, Simon and Schuster