In his review of Me and You and Everyone We Know for the San Francisco Gaurdian, Johnny Ray Huston devotes two full paragraphs to his nascent friendship with writer/director/star Miranda July. He paints an idyllic portrait of a summer in Portland, spent chatting about Agnes Varda and riding bikes to and from Miranda's house, and "feeling naked at discovering an unexpected connection". He even details their friendship's fatal flaw: "I liked July a lot, but I was going through a rough depression at the time, and her single-minded artistic focus – which generated an electric force field of sorts – wasn't relaxing to be around." Sounds great, Johnny. I can't wait for my friends to become successful so I can work out the problems of our relationships in widely-circulated print...
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