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People often said that he finished sentences for me. Well, he did. He was between me and the world. He not only answered the telephone; he finished my sentences. He was the baffle between me and the world at large.

—Joan Didion, Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

 

ICYMI, my latest film conversation with Gregory Giles is up at Berfrois, this time on Joan Didion, David Foster Wallace, Mary Karr, and who really gets tortured by tortured geniuses:

Come on, People Now, Apologize for Your Brother; or, Everyday Evasions to Accommodate Tortured Genius

For four more days, you can donate to keep this unique and eclectic journal running and ad-free. At the $60 level, you get a signed copy of its forthcoming anthology, which, rumor has it, will include a new film conversation on horror in the Arctic.

 

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