Illustration for article titled And Now, A Moment Of Existential Angst With Ethan Hawke

This gem, from Ethan Hawke's mouth to the collective universe's ears, comes to us from Corduroy magazine:

"There's this idea that a person's life is like a staircase… A mistake happens, a lesson is learned, and you're constantly growing and growing until you become older and wiser and then you die…

Life doesn't seem to work that way. I think I believed that it would, that I would try these different things - writing, acting, theater, directing - and somehow it would all make it clear where to go. And instead here I am in the middle of my life, completely lost."

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Emphasis ours. Perhaps Reality Bites was a documentary?

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DISCUSSION

Somehow I never watched Reality Bites back in the 90s (although I did, of course, love the Lisa Loeb song). Is it worth watching now that I'm 30, or will I just be annoyed by the angsty characters/story?