We all know that marking emails “High Importance” is an appropriately-used tactic that demands immediate action…that little exclamation point means serious business is afoot, whether it’s redundant instructions, ridiculous requests, or the latest celebrity rehab pics.
But when is a “Low Importance” email appropriate? Below, a rubric:
The crushing banality of middle-class suburban existence robbed him from our living rooms. A man whose grunts and roiling disappointments were silenced all too soon, leaving behind the rest of the family—Kevin, Wayne, Norma, Karen, Goofy Schwimmer, all of us at home—to wonder if he would finally give his wife a good schtupping once the kids were out of the god damn house. Sadly, we never found out.
Anyway, he’s back. On Broadway. Surely, Kevin Stern supplies steady narration throughout.