After living in California for many years, she wrote tongue-in-cheek about her newfound contentment in a late poem, “Afternoon Happiness”:

Doctor, I’ll say, I’m supposed to be a poet
All life’s awfulness has been grist to me.
We learn that happiness is a Chinese meal,
While sorrow is a nourishment forever.
My new environment is California Dreamer.
I’m fearful I’m forgetting how to brood.
And, Doctor, another thing has got me worried:
I’m not drinking as much as I should.

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All those little lines are jokes! ALL THE JOKES! (at least the ones I noticed)

Last year Jeremy Bowers, Danny DeBelius, Christopher Groskopf, Aly Hurt and I made a very silly interactive graphic exhaustively tabulating the running jokes in Arrested Development, along with their connections:


And wouldn’t you know it, someone just put in a book — giving me an excuse to put in on tumblr. So if you’d like to see how many times GOB says “I’ve made a huge mistake,” check out the graphic.

That’s why you always leave a note.

“The only girl in the catalogue’s pages wasn’t actually playing basketball — she was sitting in the stands.”
“Listening to Taylor Swift is like being in a relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal, basically.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post