I am convinced the best Story is the love from afar. Here is a recent entry (a good entry even in a nearly-impossible-to-fail genre):
Molly Auerbach’s “The Shiksa”
Of course, the nose is not actually happening. It is the fantast-ic frame which is really what the genre is about: exposing our insecurities or our confidences. Usually this genre occupies a song form: Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amore”, natch, and Coldplay’s “Shiver” are the genre par examplance.
Blogging is also the genre put into another form. Which is why I love it so. This insight (yes, a confidence) helps complete Jodi Dean’s recent incompleteness.
More to follow to-morrow are as I discuss Mel Gibson’s latest, Edge of Darkness, and the Fear of Death.