“When I was fifteen,” he tells me, “I saw this film, a French Criterion piece. And one character in this movie, whenever he pulled out his cigarettes, he kind of threw one in the air and caught it on his lip, like a magnet.” He juggles his Blacks in his hands. “I’ve tried to do it ever since.” And, like a magic trick, he flips a cigarette in the air and catches it on his lip, as though his lip were magnetized.
Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Of course he learned it from the French.
This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 16:42 and tagged with French films, smoking and posted in fiction, short pieces. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
- academic suspension Alaska atheism based on a true story bigotry Christianity college coming out deciduous teeth deviantart dld employment faces finals week French films greta christina homophobia job hunting marriage equality medical assistance Minnesota nanowrimo new years oral health parents pulling teeth rebellion resolutions sexuality skepticism smoking suspension university update writing
- Why does looking for housing have to be so stressfulllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll | posted 3 days ago
- @icklenellierose Oh nooooo I missed it!!! Happy belated birthday! https://t.co/FeEsBv8COK | posted 1 week ago
- For context, a good chunk of time in my last job was spent talking to workers affected by a minimum wage increase.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… | posted 1 week ago
- HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA YOU DONE FUCKED UP NOW JAMIE https://t.co/dARu7JeUob | posted 1 week ago
- @DOB_INC I get where you're coming from, and that's a very sweet sentiment, but holy shit does "being the bigger person" get exhausting | posted 1 week ago