Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

  • Location:
  • Music:


There's this book I've been meaning to procure for a long time, both because it covers a topic I work on and because my friend Steven has an essay in it: Nicholas Rombes' collection New Punk Cinema. Because I don't generally order books online, however, preferring to stumble upon them in person, I still don't have it. Yesterday I was working on a particularly thorny paragraph and thought, "I can't put off getting the book any longer."

And then this morning, when I was talking to my friend Joel, I learned that he and I are actually mentioned in the introduction:
It's wonderful to be mentioned in this context. I was reading Filmmaker this morning, in fact. More importantly, the news comes like the smell of freshly brewed coffee piercing my sleep-fogged brain. These days, I have a hard time remembering that I have done things that matter, no matter how much respect I get for them at present. Although it's odd that I didn't come across this citation previously, I'm delighted that I discovered it now. That's what I call serendipity. And now it's time to cue up the Animals in my head.
Tags: autobiography, clips, everyday, film, music

  • Redefining Need

    "Can a society which is incapable of protecting individual privacy even within one's four walls rightfully claim that it respects the individual and…

  • Trump the I

  • Weekend Update

    I frequently feel like writing something longer and sometimes writing it here. Unfortunately, my windows of opportunity these days are five minutes…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.