Yes I actually answer reader mail.
Send me some at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thanksgiving morning, (just as my partner and I were trundling through a traffic jam on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge) I received the following piece of reader mail:
I have seen you at many concerts and I would not truthfully say that you sit in the CHEAP seats. Would you???
I enjoy your blog but PLEASE replace your motto.