"She got out her pad and wrote me a prescription for 60 Xanax. After that I was no longer anxious. But I felt groggy. I had to weigh up whether to feel groggy or anxious. Later, I mentioned this to the comedian Joe Rogan. “Welcome to America,” he replied. “That’s our dilemma. Groggy or anxious.”
Except, perhaps, to point out that at the bottom of the piece is an advert for Jon Ronson's book, available - like everything else - via the Guardian's 'bookstore'.
My own book, How the Middleclasses Learned to Monetise Auto-victimhood will be out 12th Fuckuary, 3680.