[Wife approaches the dining table with a bowl in her hands. Author is slumped face-down across the table.]
Wife: What’s wrong?
Author: “Same great taste” was the same great LIE.
[Wife sets her bowl down. Author sits up straight and rests his cheek on top of his hand.]
Wife: Well, you know you’re more sensitive to that kind of thing than most.
Author: Yeah, I know...
Wife: Remember when you said the Spaghetti-O’s tasted off?
[Author is shown shaking a can back and forth near the side of his head.]
Author: Look, I was in a dark place then. [Smaller text:] And the cans really DID sound different when I shook them.