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“He feels like he’ll never desire anything again, except sleep, and to be rid of this smell.”
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On the the problem of love in Killers of the Flower Moon (2023).
“There is a cairn of shames, towered and teetering on his chest, that the slightest movement could lethally topple.”
“You live one life of invention and another in reality. As the first grows, the second shrinks—there’s no way around it.”
“A reporter from a podcast shoved his microphone in Hannity’s face. 'Why do you have a CIA pin on?‘”
“I affirm my devotion to your ingenious application, allowing you to track my whereabouts across all devices.”
“There’s a kind of transformation / That can happen on any day”
“No one wanted to notice a road, a potato, a banana, a mother. If they didn’t notice it, it meant it was working.”