The publication of Dismantle the Sun and the death of my father serve as the headline events for my 2012. I am pleased my Dad made it long enough to know that the book was out, but regret that he was in no condition to actually read the damned thing. So it goes. The election… Continue reading Re: The Year Just Past
–Just finished watching Truffaut’s 400 Blows. If you haven’t seen it, do yourself a favor and get the blu ray by whatever means necessary. (If you steal it, follow the kid’s example and return it afterwards.) It’s by great lengths the best realist film about adolescence I’ve ever seen. Having also just learned that Truffaut was… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?