Welcome to the New Whatever

So the phone rings, and I know before I look that it’s Lars Abraham calling from Seattle State University. I’m so glad I got the idea of setting “Kol Nidre” as Lars’s custom ringtone. “How’s it going, Lars,” I answer. “Not so good, Tim.” “Listen, Lars,” I say, “can I call you back? I can call you back in … 2017. How does 2017 sound?” “Hilarious as ever, Tim. No,…