We watched an old-fashion Mickeky Spillane- style detective murder and other crimes on HBO last night. MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN. It starred Edward Norton, who also directed it. It was written by Jonathan Lethem, and took place in New York City in 1957.
It also starred Bruce Willis, Michael K. Williams, Alec Baldwin, William DaFoe, and others I didn’t know by name.
Ed Norton was an investigator with Tourette Syndrome. I knew a person in the Atlanta Post Office with Tourette Syndrome. It seemed at any time a word association would triggered his mind and he would loudly start yapping. And that is what Edward Norton did, which made conversations interesting, but it seemed to bother no one, New Yorkers have seen everything.
It was a good movie I thought.
It also reminded me of certain rich ruthless poweful New Yorkers that was mentioned in Mary Trump’s book. The book was written in 1999 so I don’t know if that was intended or not.