Scott Adams daydreams:
Consider the odd concept of asking for autographs. My theory is that the attention of a famous person seems more valuable than the attention of an unknown because the famous person is himself the subject of much attention. It's as though the famous person is a magnifying glass, focusing the sun of attention on the recipient at the moment that the autograph is given. It's like regular attention but supercharged.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.