This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 12 °C Friday 10 July, 2020
Advertisement

Your evening longread: The remaking of Steve Buscemi

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Image: UPI/PA Images

EVERY WEEK, WE bring you a round-up of the best longreads of the past seven days in Sitdown Sunday.

For the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you an evening longread to enjoy. With the news cycle dominated by the coronavirus situation, we know it can be hard to take your mind off what’s happening.

So we want to bring you an interesting read every weekday evening to help transport you somewhere else.

We’ll be keeping an eye on new longreads and digging back into the archives for some classics.

Steve Buscemi

Sometimes you read a truly great profile of a famous person that makes you feel like you’ve really got to know them as a person. This is one of those profiles.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

(GQ, approx 16 mins reading time)

And yet, as he putters around, unearthing forgotten memorabilia—old letters and postcards, flyers from shows—he’s finding it hard to part with them. “I’m kind of a hoarder,” he admits. “It’s just a slow process, because I always get caught up in reading stuff.” Buscemi began this undertaking after his wife, the artist and choreographer Jo Andres, died of complications related to cancer in January 2019. In wanting to diligently archive her work, he has found himself sifting through the remnants of over 30 years together.

Read all of the Evening Longreads here>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (10)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel