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Some people consider writer/tranny-lover/boxer/Fiona Apple-dater Jonathan Ames’ unique brand of eccentricity, the same eccentricity displayed by the lead character in his HBO show Bored to Death also named Jonathan Ames, to be somewhat grating. Personally, as a HUGE fan of Ames’ writing, I find him enormously endearing, and his using Twitter to find a kindly stranger willing to let him come over to watch his own TV show (Ames doesn’t own a television.) will only help to enhance Ames’ already legendary kookiness.

The madness kicked off when Ames, desperate to find a television with HBO to watch his own show, used Twitter to send out distress signals

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Luckily for Ames, a fellow resident of Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn invited him over…

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Then Ames asked if he could come over a little earlier to watch Curb Your Enthusiam as well.

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And a good time was had by all…

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The morning after, Ames was apologetic…

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Now, surely some cynics will call this nothing but a clever publicity stunt by Ames, but I doubt those people have ever read anything by him (I highly recommend I Love You More Than You Know), nor do I really give a damn…this whole adventure was hilarious. How much do you wanna bet this Ames escapade ends up in an upcoming episode of Bored to Death?