I loved the movie Memento, about a man on a mission who has severe short-term memory loss. Every morning when he wakes up he had no memory of the hundreds of days preceding it, and so he develops a bunch of processes to bring him up to speed each day and keep him on mission. The movie was based on a short story called “Memento Mori” by Jonathan Nolan, and I read it when it came out in Esquire magazine in 2001.
Here’s an excellent reading of the short story, which runs about 30 minutes. Highly recommended.
Someone beat Hemingway’s challenge by a single word. pic.twitter.com/qtgzYo2zkK — mugrimm (@mugrimm) April 29, 2020 Top image: JD Hancock / Flickr (CC 2.0)
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