maybe i’ll start using this this year
Don’t forget to select your favorite films!
i don’t know what was going on in me ~hormonally~ while i was watching this but i sobbed my way through it. had a similar effect on me as EIGHTH GRADE did, but for age seventeen...which, god, was rough. and i realize now that i’ve kinda really suppressed that, which made this particularly triggering lol
"if i had put in my work, then i would have been opening myself up to criticism. and i'm too much of a coward to do that."
god i f*cking loved this. it indulged my fascination with 90's new york, literary elites, and #scamming, while also setting off the full-fledged terror i have always held of the writing world. i don't want to say i necessarily relate to lee israel in any specific way, but i think that the ambivalence…