In August 2014, The Duchess and I had lunch with Leonard Cohen and Kezban Özcan at his home in Los Angeles. A review of my notes from that event turned up this conversational tidbit that I inexplicably never published.
On viewing the feast prepared for us, I jokingly asked Leonard,
Now, how is it that a nice, very Orthodox Jewish kid like you can serve up this delicious but incredibly nonkosher spread?
Leonard then leaned over toward me and somberly explained,
Allan, I am very, very Orthodox. I’m just not very, very reverent.
This guy cracks me up.
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