What was Etan doing in an Outback Steakhouse? Was he advocating equal pay for the aboriginal crouton chefs? Or was he taking advantage of the bonus per diem that Wiz players receive in exchange for Ernie Grunfeld chartering Outback's "BLOOMIN ONION 1" airship to fly in coveted free agents?
For Gilbert losing the ability to run is just uncruel and unnatural, like pushing a waxed wombat down a slide. He cant bare it. Just lying there in the dark, listening to the gentle and pitiless lapping of the bidet, feeding the steady gurgle of visions in his mind. The worlds greatest dreams often begin at the lip of a fountain, as do its greatest nightmares...
We are worried about what this isolation will do to Gil. We see 3 possibilities:
1. Gilbert loses all passion for the gaame and descends into deep spiral of depression that ends in a all-points bulletin involving Arenas, his half-brother Blue, a shipment of soviet-era ham and a Tampa-area Blimpies.
2. Gilbert summons all his inner drive and recommits himself even further to the game he loves.
3. Gilbert finds Jesus.
"Dear Lord. I know I havent slept in 5 days. But I knew when I saw David Duchovneys naked ass on "The Rapture" DVD last night that it was a sign. My health is low. I am out of ammo. If you stand with me at this time of need and help me defeat the Final Boss and get through to the next level I promise you I will dedicate my life to spreading the word."
Gilbert is forever changed. He renounces all his swag. He forgives all snubs. He abolishes all locker room area codes. He plays Gospel Gangstaz songs on his MySpace page. He becomes a faith healer, emboldened by a pair of unlikely miracles: