The Awl
Date: 2012-02-24
Author: Maria Bustillos

Article Mentions
Author, Maria Bustillos
Mentioned, Jay McInerney
Mentioned, Molly Ringwald
Mentioned, Larry King
Mentioned, Demi Moore
Mentioned, Richie Sambora
Mentioned, Winona Ryder
Mentioned, Todd Solondz
Mentioned, Ally Sheedy
Mentioned, Anthony Michael Hall
Mentioned, Madonna
Mentioned, Judd Nelson
Mentioned, Rob Lowe
Mentioned, Emilio Estevez
Mentioned, Josh Rottenberg
Mentioned, David Blum
Mentioned, Joyce Johnson
Mentioned, Russell Brand
Mentioned, Jeremy Paxman
Mentioned, Jim Behrle
Mentioned, Porcelain
Mentioned, Jon Bon Jovi
Mentioned, Entertainment Weekly
Mentioned, Interview Magazine
Mentioned, The New York Times
Mentioned, Vanity Fair
Mentioned, New York Magazine
Mentioned, USA Today
Mentioned, Los Angeles Times
Mentioned, PEN
Mentioned, UPS
Mentioned, The Hangover
Mentioned, Hollywood
February marked the twenty-first anniversary of the publication of a book of poems by the gifted actor Ally Sheedy. It was called Yesterday I Saw the Sun, and she was famously excoriated for it. Sheedy was then 28 years old and coming off a very bad patch, including a stint at Hazelden; she had picked up an addiction to Halcion during an ill-fated fling with Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, and her friend Demi Moore is said to have scooped up the remains of Sheedy and posted them to rehab by way of an intervention. Terrible business, but the braying press went after her anyway. "Ally Sheedy from bad to verse," yodeled the Post, and so forth. There were kind reviews as well, though these did not come from the most distinguished literary cr...(read more)
... February marked the twenty-first anniversary of the publication of a book of poems by the gifted actor Ally Sheedy. It was called Yesterday I Saw the Sun, and she was famously excoriated for it. Sheedy was then 28 years old and coming off a very bad ...
... out, they go to the Hard Rock Cafe. They go to the Imperial Gardens (a very fun punk club that is no more.) They don't like the crowds there, they ditch McInerney, they go that awful Carlos 'n' Charlie's on Sunset. Nobody makes them pay for anything ...


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