Teddy Wayne is the author of the novels Kapitoil and The Love Song of Jonny Valentine.
BY TEDDY WAYNE
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ’em, but only in reference to assembling these two goddamn IKEA parts for a lounge chair, which, after beating them together out of frustration, I finally found the section where they’re supposed to join, but, Christ, spending three hours on a Saturday for this is not worth the discount.
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