[Tribeca] The Adderall Diaries and the Problem with the Brilliant Male Writer Cliche

James Franco and Amber Heard in The Adderall Diaries

I think it was Harlan Ellison who said that most people believe they’re a better writer and a better fuck than everyone else. That succinctly describes the absurd narcissism at the heart of the male writer trope: he’s ruggedly masculine… Continue Reading