Rocky's Diary by Rocky the Diabolical Cat™
5/30/04: Magnanimously declined request to utter those famous words, “Gentlemen, start your engines!” at the Indianapolis 500.
5/31/04: Ate hot dogs.
6/2/04: Flew to Rome to receive the Golden Claw Award from the Italian Anarcho-Philosophical Cat Society for my book Night Thoughts. Saw my editor Bartolomeo Pistola, who is still suffering from his gastrointestinal affliction.
6/4/04: My essay “In Praise of the Junk Drawer” published in German quarterly.
6/5/04: Ran into Garfield at the grocery store. He was pushing a cart so loaded down with frozen lasagna dinners that it would hardly roll. I continue to think he has an eating disorder.
6/6/04: Sprayed on Evangelina’s new boyfriend Theodore.
6/7/04: In his enthusiasm to bestow the public’s property upon members of his own class, in the latest instance the wealthy Simon family, Mayor Bart Peterson reminds one of nothing if not a child playing with someone else’s toys.
6/8/04: Accepted invitation from the Quebec Circle of Geniuses to lecture on"The Juntafication of the American Mind" in October.