“I wanted to be loved because I was great; A big man. I’m nothing. Look at the glory around us; trees, birds. I lived in shame. I dishonored it all, and didn’t notice the glory. I’m a foolish man.”
JSTOR Daily is featuring my 2005 essay on The Big Lebowski. You can grab a free pdf of the essay at this link. Enjoy.
In a conversation yesterday about Poe and “limit experiences” I was able to integrate a little horror. This clip from Argento worked wonderfully well: Inferno (1980)- underwater scene: