I devoured the movie with my girlfriends. We laughed, and sighed, and finished two bottles of pinot. But I watched us with newfound guilt. We wanted what we saw. We expected what we were told.
Of course, the reasons we love the things we love are incredibly complicated and fall far from common sense…(that’s “Basic” sarcasm). I cannot speak on behalf of all Basics (only most), but here is a simple breakdown of why we could not live without the following
I’d momentarily given up hope. I was blind to the good guys and only saw the losers clogging up the streets. It was a sea of cheaters, fakers, liars, and players. I fell into a week of self-pity, cursed my generation, and considered lowering my standards to adjust to the times.