Published 2011-10-10

There happened a particular moment in my life, about a decade ago, so unlike my life before or since that it feels more like a movie scene starring a person like me than something I actually experienced.

When I first heard “Challengers” — perhaps four years ago — it was as if I had suddenly found the soundtrack for that scene. Neko Case sounds like 4am-after-up-all-night and that moment was the 4am-after-up-all-night of my life.

I washed my face and put on a clean shirt and now Here We Are.