Kalb: Where did you come up with the title for your new book, “A Bold, Fresh Piece of Humanity?”
O’Reilly: My third grade teacher, sister Mary Lurana, of Saint Bridget’s School on Long Island called me that and it traumatized me for my whole life.
Kalb: Why did she call you that?
O’Reilly: I was a little thug. I was bothering her one day and she blurted out, “William, you bold fresh piece of humanity!” and then whacked me with a ruler. That was the end of me – I ended up turning into the monster that you see now…
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