So then…David and I eat breakfast at the kitchen table.
David: Did you see that detective show the other day?
Me: The one with the red lamp?
Me: Yeah, what about it?
David: That’s all.
Me: That’s all? What do you mean: “That’s all?” Why did you bring it up?
David: I was trying to make small talk.
Me: And that was it? “Did you see a TV show the other day?” “Yeah.” “OK.” That was it? You didn’t have any follow-up planned? What kind of small talk is that?
David (laughing): Pretty small, I guess.
— Darcy Perdu
(Ever run out of conversation topics with your mate? Who’s best at small talk at your house? What’s your lamest conversation-opener? Any tips on a great way to get the dialogue going? Share in the Comments Section.)