DIRK: You know,
DIRK: I actually kind of resent the idea that I don't know how to loosen up or have fun.
DIRK: Basically everyone thinks that about me, but they're wrong.
DIRK: It's just that the kind of fun I'm naturally predisposed to is rather intense.
DIRK: Not many really understand that when pleasure is taken seriously enough, it can easily mimic the appearance of business, just as when irony is practiced with enough passion, it becomes indistinguishable from sincerity.