Two Recent Pieces

Posted: October 13th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: DFW, personal | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

I recently posted this article about Wes Anderson and Bye Bye Braverman over on simpleranger.net

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One thing I didn’t mention there is that Braverman includes a scene filmed at the corner of Eastern Parkway and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. For a while, side effects I lived a block north of there on Bedford. That intersection has changed a lot over the years so it was very cool to see it back in 1968.

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You can see the old Town Hill Restaurant in the background.

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That Texaco station is long gone.

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I also wrote about David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King and the character of Toni Ware over on Medium. The Pale King’s Trailer Park Queen.