• You can't win all the contests and then lose at one contest and say, 'Why am I not winning this contest as well?' It's random. So truthfully, again, do I wish it weren't me? Absolutely. I still can't make that logistic jump to thinking there's a reason why it shouldn't be me.

    "David Rakoff's 'Half Empty' Worldview Is Full Of Wit". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, September 21, 2010.