Episode 65: Rachel Getting Married

6 Aug

In this episode, Tyler is joined by actor Jeff Newburg to discuss Jonathan Demme’s Rachel Getting Married and Hector Babenco’s Ironweed.

oo:oo:45- Intro, Survey, Jeff Newburg
00:13:00- Rachel Getting Married
01:10:35- Ironweed
01:37:50- Episode wrap-up

3 Responses to “Episode 65: Rachel Getting Married”

  1. Bob K August 8, 2012 at 9:32 am #

    I have had that exact “I used pornography, something terrible will happen to my absent partner” thought on several occasions. You’re not alone on that one.

    I think in addition to misdirected guilt it’s also a part of myself saying that I need to be better when she’s not around to make me better. But the guilt’s there too.

    • Tyler Smith August 22, 2012 at 6:17 am #

      It’s a very frustrating mindset that I’ve been trying for years to shake. Along with it creating a terrible paranoia, it also paints a rather petty portrait of God, as if He says, “Well, I was planning on a long and healthy life for this guy’s wife, but he just had to go and look at porn, so I guess that’s just her bad luck.”

      • Bob K September 7, 2012 at 3:46 pm #

        Very good point. Even Lot’s wife got to decide for herself whether to look back.

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