February 3, 2014
First came denial, “No. This cannot be happening.” Then anger, “How could he do this to us? He was supposed to be playing awesome roles well into his eighties.” Then . . .
I re-watched one of my favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman scenes from one of my very favorite movies, Almost Famous, and just started bawling. Then I went and looked for the clip on the Internet and found that Josh Levin of Slate.com posted about the very exact thing. I’m still crying a little bit. I never was cool.