headphones and typing on a laptop...
Don't pull his arm every 10 minutes to get his attention so you can
tell him about your life.
He might just blog about you.
Another thought about Chatty Cathy...
I live in fear of cell phone access on airplanes... I can't imagine
sitting next to someone who for hours will use their phone. I am
beginning to think that sound canceling headphones aren't a luxury,
but a necessity.