This is an email post. I was walking along today when I saw one of Robert Anton Wilson's 24 clones (one who was comfortable walking). I caught his eye, and he caught mine, but neither of us flickered.
This sounds a bit like one of John Cage's Indeterminate stories. The album is just about to be re-released (and I have pre-ordered it - having only heard it once, many years ago, when I was in The States).
If you have no idea what I am talking about, you can find the text and some sort of explanation online. This is a great site - you can actually play with the material...He would tell each of 90 anecdotes so that they lasted one minute (faster for long stories, slower for short).
And here's an older review
I clicked the online link for a random sample, and got story 23 (I kid you not)
When I got the letter from Jack Arends
asking me to lecture at the Teachers
I wrote back and said I'd
be glad to,
that all he had to
do was let me know the date.
I then said to David Tudor,
'The lecture is so soon that I
don't think I'll be able to get all
ninety stories written,
in which case,
now and then,
I'll just keep my
'That'll be a relief.'