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A glitch in the matrix

As I do most nights (and as she described in this lovely article), I was reading to my wife in bed. This time, it was a very strange story about a community of people who believe a ’90s children’s movie starring Sinbad has disappeared, possibly due to a crossover with other dimensions, a glitch in the computer simulation we’re all living in, or simply a conspiracy (read it yourself, it’s amazing). Then the doorbell rang.

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A Man’s Job–a one-act play

Sabine: The kitchen sink is leaking, can you call someone to fix it?

Me: I’d like to try to fix it myself.

Sabine: How would you do it?

Me: I’d twist the thingie.

Sabine: Won’t you need tools?

Me: I can use our [makes ambiguous gestures with hands].

Sabine: I think you better call someone.

Me: I think I better call someone.