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Trashy TV shows, books, magazines an escape from reality [Commentary]
Trashy TV shows, books, magazines an escape from reality [Commentary]

One of my favorite movies is "Finding Forrester," starring Sean Connery. It's about an author, William Forrester, played by Connery, who, as a young man, penned "Avalon Landing," and then basically went into seclusion. It takes a brilliant high school student, Jamal Wallace (played by Rob Brown), who seeks out Forrester to help him with his writing. The movie is about the relationship that develops between the two. It's a wonderful story. The movie contains one of my favorite exchanges: Wallace: You should be reading The Times or something. Forrester: I read The Times for dinner...but this is my dessert. (He says that holding up one of the gossip...

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