An interesting idea, although some of his designations make me wonder if he’s really read enough of some of these authors. Bukowski and Hemingway in the Heart circle? Are you serious? Get it together. In any event, certainly food for thought (and judgement).
“This how you live the life of Bret Easton Ellis. Go to lunch with someone and barely speak. Leave lunch and wait until you go to dinner. The three hours you have between dinner reservations will give you serious anxiety and you will have to just drive on the freeway to deal with it. Just be desensitized to everything going around you. Always make sure you look fabulous. All the time you would ordinarily spend on cultivating a personality, you use for grooming. A well-groomed person always gives the impression that they care. It’s a great trick.”