JEWISH AUTHORS & IDEAS VIRTUAL SERIES: Andrew McCarthyMay 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
JEWISH AUTHORS & IDEAS VIRTUAL SERIES: Andrew McCarthy
JEWISH AUTHORS & IDEAS VIRTUAL SERIES
Each month, we bring you the best and brightest in Jewish Authors & Ideas—virtually.
Most people know Andrew McCarthy from his movie roles in Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire, Weekend at Bernie’s, and Less than Zero, and as a charter member of Hollywood’s Brat Pack. That iconic group of ingenues and heartthrobs included Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, and Demi Moore, and has come to represent both a genre of film and an era of pop culture.
In his memoir Brat: An ’80s Story, McCarthy focuses his gaze on that singular moment in time. The result is a revealing look at coming of age in a maelstrom, reckoning with conflicted ambition, innocence, addiction, and masculinity. New York City of the 1980s is brought to vivid life in these pages, from scoring loose joints in Washington Square Park to skipping school in favor of the dark revival houses of the Village where he fell in love with the movies that would change his life.
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