ALL THE HUSBANDS ARE DEAD
There are no more first hand accounts of what it was like to be part of it. John Cassavettes, Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara. Too late, if you were waiting for something. This is good though. Time to write your own movie, a new movie. Time to buckle down if you’ve already begun. ~rjb
CAUSE AN EVIL SEAGULL TOLD ME SO
During your 20s you meet so many people in shitty, joyless, loveless, passionless relationships who are just biding time together, scared, resigned, quietly or not-so-quietly resenting the other person just waiting for The Fight: the one big fight that will occur so they can justifiably leave the other person without being considered a selfish asshole. But it never does, the big one. In your...
READ BART. Good essay up at Thought Catalog. For further ruminations on living at home, dealing with guilt, Nebraska plains winters, parents, girls and maturity you should read a copy of his novel The Green And The Gold. It’s fiction, but no less thoughtful and truthful. ~rjb “When you’re a bad teenager, either you do something major to restore your parents’ trust in you, or you...