Death of a Storyteller

“Rare is the actor who can locate the specific in the universal and vice versa. Michael K. Williams was that actor.”

Source: Vulture
Published: Sep 7, 2021
Length: 13 minutes (3,450 words)

427: Ten Years Without Jen, Twenty-Six With

Seitz, on the 10th anniversary of the death of his wife, describes where’s he’s been and what he’s learned.

Source: Roger Ebert
Published: Apr 25, 2016
Length: 14 minutes (3,619 words)

All the Things That Remind Me of Her

After my wife died, music and movies we once loved became the very triggers I tried my hardest to avoid. A song, a poem, a scene from a film triggers memories. You’re startled, moved, shaken. And you’re faced with two options: 1) engage with the work and the memories it calls up, or 2) retreat, postpone, avoid.

Source: Salon
Published: Nov 24, 2010
Length: 9 minutes (2,419 words)