Yes, as a matter of fact it is true that I wrote my undergraduate thesis on Rushmore, and it is entirely possible that I got an extension on it. And yes, there probably was some irony in writing a quasi-academic paper on a movie about a sheltered private-school idyll as a graduation requirement at a sheltered private school. And I'd be lying if I didn't admit that those afternoons in the library watching Max Fischer and Miss Cross were part of the happiest days of my life, and that I wish I still believed in a world where everybody ended up dancing in slow motion to the Faces. I guess you've just gotta find something you love to do and then do it for the rest of your life. For me, it's watching Rushmore. Academy.

  • Best paired with: Anderson Valley Summer Solstice.
  • Also showing: Up in Smoke (Laurelhurst).