I love this! Although it did bring me straight back to one of the more cringe-inducing moments in my life (which is really saying something) when as a drunk twenty-something working in advertising (cringing yet?) a bunch of us piled into an after party or dive bar (so drunk, and it was so long ago now, that I honestly don’t remember which) after our agency Christmas party and there he was, Harry Dean Stanton, sitting in a half circle booth by himself. All of us undeserving and decidedly very uncool ladies piled into the booth with him and I think all I managed to say the entire time was, “Wow, David Lynch. What’s it like working with him? Must be amazing.”

I’m now handing out numbers for people who’d like to travel back in time with me and punch me in the throat. Thank you!

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AMATEUR HOUR (2018) and BUT YOU SEEMED SO HAPPY (2021) | The New York Times, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, The Cut | kimberlyharrington.me

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