• I rather like the idea of having all my hours to myself: eating a Fudge Sundae, watching a movie, sleeping on my couch, singing in the bathroom, studying the woods, kidding around with a girl, playing cards lazily - all kinds of stuff that American brands 'shiftless.'

    Jack Kerouac (2000). “Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings”, p.136, Penguin