The Promo Photo for the HBO show the Undoing, paired with the text for the essay, When Willy K. Frolicked and I Shoveled His Snow, and a photo of Pietro Di Donato.
The Promo Photo for the HBO show the Undoing, paired with the text for the essay, When Willy K. Frolicked and I Shoveled His Snow, and a photo of Pietro Di Donato.

What the HBO Show and an obscure 1963 essay in an adult men’s magazine have to do with each other.


Photo by Travis Yewell on Unsplash

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Still from Frank Borzage’s 1932 adaptation of A Farewell to Arms.

Joe Pagetta

Museum professional, arts writer and personal essayist whose writing has appeared in America: The Jesuit Review, Chapter 16, Wordpeace, Ovunque Siamo and more.

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