The essence of Catch-22 is that if you are concerned enough for your safety to ask to be declared insane, then you are sane enough to go into battle. The essence of Catch-23 is that if you stop breathing, you can't write anymore.
Joseph Heller was never played in a game.
The Commissioner sat next to him at a charity poker tournament 6 years ago. He leaned over and asked him "Did you know what I was holding the last hand?" He said "I know what you're holding every hand. Maybe drink less." Kinda liked him.
(d) September 6th, 2020