Playing Pretend in a World That's Fake

Long before COVID-19 confined us to our homes, my boyfriend and I had mastered the art of rainy-day fun. When there were no movies in theaters that we wanted to see, we would turn our living room into our own little cinematheque: I’d draw a special logo for it, affixing my illustration to an impossibly large plastic tub, which I then filled with buttere…

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