Some Time To Kill

by tully
June 28, 2007 2:12 AM
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Read this piece written by Richard Yates biographer Blake Bailey concerning the long-brewing big screen adaptation of REVOLUTIONARY ROAD. For the record, I'm still obsessing over this situation.

I was going to write my own poem called "Self-Portrait at 33" today, but then I realized that it would be too depressing. Instead, I will link to this poem by David Berman, which is one of my all-time favorites.

Then watch this, just to get a taste of Danny R. McBride before he becomes the next official Hollywood megastar (which has already happened, it's just that nobody knows it yet):

[NOTE: I just realize that embedding that one short funked up my program, so I'm going to link to it right here and embed another clip instead. This footage, shot by Todd Rohal in Holland, captures the twisted magic of Danny as well as anything ever will...]

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  • David Lowery | June 29, 2007 6:42 AMReply

    Wow, that poem is amazing. I suddenly feel that I should go get Berman's book of poetry.

  • wells | June 29, 2007 6:15 AMReply

    I love 'Actual Air'. It's funny and readable, and also constitutes academically 'good' poetry. I bring my copy with me almost everywhere; you can constantly return to it and find something new and surprising. I'm partial to 'The Charm of 5:30' myself:

    "It all reminds me of that moment when you take off your sunglasses/
    after a long drive and realize it's earlier/
    and lighter out than you had accounted for."