I’m Still Recovering from Chicago Chaise Longue Time

The Chronicle on Noah Hawley: “With this unexpected gift of New York barstool time, he grabbed a napkin and made notes about characters and scenes for a novel about love and marriage.”

Did I miss the memo that outlined the differences between East Coast and West Coast barstools? And can you dance in New York barstool time? Or do you need a jazz trio to make sense of the signature?