The Name Of The Actress – The Awl

Iwokesuddenlyinthemiddleofthenightand,itbeingfartooearlytogetup,didallthethingsyoudotocoaxyourbrainbacktobed,i。

e。

hadaseriesofdisconnectedthoughtsaboutthings,butwascaughtshortwhenIcouldnotrecallthenameofanactresswhohadsomehowslippedintothestreamofsemi-consciousnessthatIhadhopedwouldleadmebacktoastateofslumber。

Now,Ihaveneverseenanyofthisactress’actualwork?

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notherfirstfilm,forwhichshereceivedanAcademyAwardnominationandwhichIhadpassedonduetoacombinationofCameronCrowefatigueandadisinclinationtospendthreehourswatchinganythingthatglorifiesthemiddlingarenarockoftheSeventies,northeonewheresheplaysamagazinewriterwhohasacertainamountoftimetomeetaguyandthenhavehimbreakupwithher,northeonewheresheandCatwomanarebestfriendswhotrytoruineachother’sweddings。

I’msureshe’sgoodatwhatshedoes,shejustdoesn’ttendtoturnupinthekindofmoviesIgoto?

see。

ButIknowwhosheis。

IknowthatshewasmarriedtothedudefromtheBlackCrowesandhadachildwithhim。

AlsothedudefromMuse。

IknowthatsheisthedaughterofGoldieHawnandsomemusician,butthatsheconsidersKurtRussell,hermom’slongtimeboyfriend,tobeherrealdad。

IknowthatmanyNewYorksports/gossipwritersconsiderherresponsiblefortheNewYorkYankees’2009WorldSerieschampionship,becauseshewasdatingAlexRodriguez,thegame’sbest-paidplayer,atthetimeandwassomehowinstrumentalinhishavingasuccessfulpostseason。

Iknowthatherbiologicalfatherwasinabandcalledthe…SomethingBrothers。

TheHolmesBrothers!

HernameisKatie?

Holmes!

Butno。

KatieHolmesistheformer“Dawson’sCreek”starwhomarriedTomCruiseandhadthebabywiththenamethatsoundslikethenewiPhoneassistant。

Here’sthething:becauseoftheludicrous“career”Ifindmyselfin,Ireadaloteveryday。

Iliterallyscanthousandsofitemsthroughoutthecourseofthemorning,andthoseareapartfromthethreelocalpapersIactuallylookatcover-to-cover。

YesterdayIreadalongpieceintheNewYorkReviewofBookswhichprettyfundamentallydiscreditsGretchenMorgeson’sdisingenuousaccusation?

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afavoriteofconservatives,becauseithelpsshifttheblamefromthefinancialsectortothestate?

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thatgovernment-sponsoredenterprisessuchasFannieMaeandFreddieMacweretherealcauseoftheeconomiccrisis,ratherthananout-of-controlbankingindustrythatneversawadebtobligationitwouldn’tcollateralize。

Inspiteofitslength,thearticlewasclear,cogentandfreeofthekindoftechnicalminutiaethatoftenmakesreadingaboutfinancesuchachore。

AndyetIcouldnotgiveyouasimplesummaryofthething,evenafterreadingitagain。

Buttheactress?

TheonewhomI’veneverseenactyetknowmorepersonaldetailsaboutthanIdomostmembersofmyfamily?

IamwillingtowagerthatevenifyoureadconsiderablylessduringyourdaythanI,youprobablyknowjustasmanyofthosedetails。

Theyareallaroundyou,inescapableandpermeatingeverything。

Theyclutterupthespacethatcouldbebetterusedformoreimportantinformationaboutthewaytheworldisreallyrunandwhoisreallyrunning?

it。

Andthat’swhythiswhole“OccupyWallStreet”thingisn’tgonnawork。

BecauseKate?