Past Massey lecturers have included Stephen Lewis, crusader in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa; R.C. Lewontin, a pioneer in evolutionary theory, genetics and molecular biology; and Ursula Franklin, respected feminist and research physicist. And this year? Douglas Coupland. Julie needed to see and hear this icon of cool with her own eyes.
In watching the 1987 original of the film Wall Street, Julie is hit with strong nostalgia for the suit-wearing days of lore.
Julie is a human like all other humans, happily letting herself be shuffled onto a Maine tourist attraction to see a much-loved creature. The experience, however, leaves her wondering about the finicky nature of human love.
While spending time in a small fishing town, Julie wonders if life is lonely or lovely with so little to do.