"It says here Jamar bought a toilet seat for fifty thousand dollars," Ascanio said.I looked at the screen. "It says it's from Amarna, from the eighteenth dynasty of ancient Egypt.""It's a toilet seat," Ascanio said."It's four thousand years old."He looked at me incredulous. "Some ancient Egyptians sat on it and took a dump.""I assume so.""He paid fifty thousand dollars for a used toilet seat."[...]"You could buy a car for fifty thousand dollars. A really nice car." Ascanio's eyes lit up. "A Hummer. You could buy a converted Hummer.""You don't need a Hummer," I said."Chicks dig the Hummer.""You don't need any chicks either.""He gave me an injured look. "I have needs."