“I playfully rubbed the top of his head and wondered if I could somehow arrange it so that Chuck accidentally killed Criss’ husband. Nothing immediately came to mind.”
From November 2009:
Having completely exhausted any reason to procrastinate, I have finally written the first page of my book on being a Manny. Page two might be awhile as I’ve decided to become obsessed with buying an eraserboard and using it to storyboard stuff, like I saw Larry and Jerry doing on Curb Your Enthusiasm. So.
“There’s no school to learn how to become a Manny. Well, I have no idea if there is or not, since I got my job the old-fashioned way: I was friends with the boss. “
Mannies have been around for a while now, at least since 2002:
”This whole manny thing is just beyond personal trainer,” said Wendy Wasserstein, the playwright. ”So would a male nurse be a murse? Life is so complicated. Now you’re hiring people to be personal buddies. And then you think, How extensive is this? Maybe I’ll hire someone to be my friend.”
This person sounds like someone who probably does need to hire someone to be her friend.