Bill Bryson: Writers don't retire. We either drink ourselves to death or blow our brains out.
TV Host: What will it be for you?
Bill Bryson: After this interview, probably both.
Stephen Katz: How do you know all this stuff?
Bill Bryson: Well, there are these things called books.
Stephen Katz: Oh, No kidding, they're called books?
Bill Bryson: Yeah, they're like TV for smart people.