TEXTS MY MOM SENT ME WHILE WATCHING "GONE GIRL"
Mom promised she'd let me know when she finally watched it
- •The heads up
- •The Shaye Simms shout-outShe's a really nice friend of the family. But you definitely don't take a selfie with her when your wife goes missing.
- •The "two knives" referenceThis is shorthand for an inside joke we have. "Two knives in a tree" is Mom-speak "Do not fuck with me or I will fucking hunt you by lying in wait in a tree with two knives. You won't know you're dead til you see the blood spurting from your throat onto your shoes."
- •The turning point
- •The love fest
- •The monologueAt some point my mom starts texting Amy's monologue and I text her back the next lines from memory... This went on for awhile.