"Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey. Classic children’s book, set in Boston.
The 20th century? I could pick a century out of a hat, blindfolded, and get a better one!
—Linus Larrabee in Sabrina (1954)
At one point, hours into the conversation, Kasdan asks, “Do you have a name for this person?”
Lucas: I do.
Spielberg: I hate this, but go ahead.
Lucas: Indiana Smith.
The transcript does not note the sound of crickets, but nor is there any burst of enthusiasm.
Lucas: It has to be unique. It’s a character. Very Americana. Square. He was born in Indiana.
Kasdan: What does she call him, Indy?
Lucas: That’s what I was thinking. Or Jones.
Oh no my friend Jimmy sent me this and now it’s my favorite thing!! It’s so strange and so funny. The part at the very end makes me weep tears of laughter. LAUGHTER!
"And I feel that if we in public television can only make it clear that feelings are mentionable and manageable, we will have done a great service for mental health."-Mr. Rogers defending PBS to the US Senate.
"Black Roses" by Escondido. Pretty!