My brother David was a great athlete and I knew there was no way I could live up to that.
I was green. All I knew was to walk my dog and go to church.
In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place.
They all knew my name, but no one heard the music – I didn’t look the same.
If people knew how KFC treats its chickens, they’d never eat another drumstick.
If we knew about the real facts and statistics of mortality, we’d be terrified.
TV has taken reflection out of the human condition. People didn’t use to have a ready answer for everything, whether they knew something about it or not. People think they have to have an answer for everything because the guys on TV have an answer for everything.
All the old school Young Adult novels inspired me. I grew up reading R.L. Stine, Christopher Pike, Richie Cusick, and so on. I loved how you never really knew who the ‘bad guys’ were in their works, and I wanted to capture that feeling with ‘Don’t Look Back.’
I pledged to become the world’s greatest expert in a field I knew nothing about.