I would be remiss if I failed to post a link to the following story, given what I’ve linked prior to this.
I’m not happy about what’s revealed in this article. I’m not sure how to feel about it at all, actually. He did what he did for whatever reasons. It doesn’t make it right. It doesn’t make it understandable or justifiable or honourable or any of that. But it is part of his story.
It’s the ugly part of this story.
“See,” I said, “I didn’t want to know that particular part of this story.” I still wish I didn’t. But I do.
My respect for the man’s writing remains undiminished. Of the man himself, I can only ask, “What the fuck?” What could you possibly have been thinking, Hunter, to have rendered yourself so much hamburger while your six year old grandchild was in the house?
Here’s the story. Make of it what you will. I…still don’t know how to react.
“You idiot kid, you don’t have a clue…sometimes you just get caught in the eye…you’re pulling him through…” – Elliott Smith