New York, I Love You | 2009
Clip Name: Camille-Helps-Composer
If you're calling for Camille,
please leave a message after the beep.
There are 1,784 pages,
and it takes me four minutes to read one page.
1,784 pages times four minutes a page
is 7,136 minutes,
which equals 118.9333 hours,
which comes to 4.955 days.
But you can round it off to five days without sleeping.
It's impossible. I quit.
Please leave a message after the beep.
Hey, David. It's Camille.
You know, when Dostoyevsky was writing The Gambler,
he signed a contract with his publisher
saying that he would finish it in 26 days.
And he did it,
but he had the help of this young stenographer.
This girl-- she stayed with him, and she helped him.
they actually got married.
Isn't that cool?
That's how he met his wife.
Anyway, I found this story
in the preface for Crime and Punishment.
So I was thinking that--
And this would have to be between you and me.
But I was thinking that I could read the books
and tell you what's going on.
That way, you could just focus on your music.
But only if you're comfortable with this.
And if you're not, you know, we can just forget it,
and you can quit.
But if you are,