'Ff'lo (fflo) wrote,
'Ff'lo
fflo

yesterday's radio on the way home from the airport

In "Act One: When I Grow Up" of this weekend's This American Life, David Holthouse reads Stalking the Bogeyman, his 2004 piece about what became of his plot for revenge on the man who had, at 15, raped him, when he was 7. Through that emotionally taut story we get a kind of rendering of his psychic experience as a survivor of childhood rape, and a lot to mull over, in the mind and in the heart.

It's killer stuff. I recommend it, particularly in the form of hearing him deliver it. His steady, even voice has power in its restraint. Feel the tension. Adds to the impact.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    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.
  • 0 comments