(Note: this is all true, except the parts that aren't.)
Me: I remember us working together at the Very Important Talent Agency.
CN: That place must have been terrible for a sensitive, intelligent young woman like yourself.
Me: Thank you for feeling my pain, Cynthia. That means a lot. So what are you doing here at this random activist-y Jewish theater event at the Manhattan JCC, of all places?
CN: I like to do things outside my character profile.
Me: Me too! For example, I now run three miles three times a week. Isn't that crazy? I refuse to invest in running gear, because I don't want anyone to think I'm some kind of poser, but it still feels kind of amazing.