Bragging Shaw-Style

It's usually impolite, but sometimes you just feel the urge to brag. I started early when I learned to snap my fingers before my older brother. It’s been twenty-seven years and I haven’t stopped reminding him. Hey, sometimes you have to toot your own horn. I remember being overly proud when I finished reading 'The Lord of the Rings' (the single volume seemed huge) and 'The Fountainhead.' Even more impressive (I thought) was in college when I read a third of David Foster Wallace’s 'Infinite Jest.' “I’m a third of the way through!” I hollered. None of my roommates cared. That was farther than any of them had gotten, which was far enough for me—I was just showing off. Now we are older and we care about grown-up things. If I really want to impress someone today, I would show them THIS