Horner and His Friends

A man and woman — white, in their late-twenties — circle each other in the woman’s apartment. Her name is Cynthia; she and the man, John, are having an affair. “They’re just tapes he makes so he can sit around and get off,” she tells John. Cynthia is talking about Graham, John’s estranged friend from… Continue reading Horner and His Friends

On the Seesaw

On the history of Anne Bancroft’s definitive role in William Gibson’s Two for the Seesaw, the nuances of becoming a character, and the importance of being seen.