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Getting To The (Power) Bottom Of Ripley

Crooks always win

Highsmith is what Ayn Rand might’ve been had she had a few compulsions other than megalomania, and of course some talent and imagination.

Jeff is fascinated by the popularity of Patricia Highsmith's character, Tom Ripley. How did such a monster come to be such an accurate reflection of our national shame, the President?

Read the transcript, without Jeff being distracted by dogs barking, here:

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According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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