Lint Trick

by Cooper Renner

Those socks?

Nope. I'd look like the joker in the commercial, the creep with the pollen issues and the triangular smile. What a genius.

It's the part off-screen I can't forget, the part they left on the editing reel. She's crumbling the crackers into her soup, that dry crackle, his nose wrinkling like he wants to sneeze. Shush now. It's code. Like the trick with the belly lint or the white damp between your toes.

Right. And then the Chili Peppers strut those same socks on their peckers.