Bachelorette: Bachelor #1, what car would best describe your personality?
Emil Cioran: A Renault I once owned. A lemon. Like it, I’m poorly assembled and liable to disappoint you in very public fashion.
Bachelorette: Bachelor #1, what’s your best pick-up line?
Emil Cioran: Compared to the turmoil which you’re likely to endure merely as a function of being alive, an evening in my company ought to pass with relatively little pain.
Bachelorette: Bachelor #1, I like to role play and have fun. Can pretend you’re John Wayne and ask me out on a date?
Emil Cioran: This is impossible. I’m exhausted even of pretending to be myself.