Sympathy for the Devil

A man standing in the dark. We can’t see his face.
He could be anyone. Photo by KAL VISUALS on Unsplash

His speech is slurred. He’s puffy. He struggles to answer basic questions. Ask him what movies he’s been in, or who he played in those movies; sometimes he can’t recall. He’s trying some kind of accent these days — transatlantic, a Katherine Hepburn thing; on lines like “sir, this…

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