I am obsessed with money — but not in the Scrooge-McDuck-roll-around-in-a-pile-of-it-make-it-rain way. I am obsessed with my lack of it.
I do know that I utterly resent you and unconditionally love you all in the same flutter of emotion when someone brings you up.
From the recently added ‘Holy Motors,’ one of my favorite recent films, to comedy classic ‘His Girl Friday,’ to ‘James and the Giant Peach,’ these are the ones to check out.
Just like that, I went from a 32A to a 32Nothing. My chest became an arid wasteland, an Afghan desert littered with emotional IEDs in the form of new scars, new bumps, new tubing, a new geography I had no map for and no idea how to navigate safely.