Boring Questions Made Interesting by Changing a Word or Two

  1. How are you feeling? - How are you feeling about [topic]?
    I'm fine/tired/anxious. Let's talk opinions.
  2. Can you believe the weather? - Can you believe weather?
    It can determine wars. It drives people to suicide. Individually we have no control over it, collectively we are changing it forever. Oh my god, weather! Discuss.
  3. What are you doing this weekend? - What are you doing, Weeknd?
    I'll bet it's interesting!
  4. What grade is your kid in? - Grade your kid.
    I don't know, just, like, grade him. Is he an A? A solid B minus? A D that could work his way up to a C? Give me a sense of this kid.