jake gyllenhaal*


“You taught me about concentration. At first I thought that meant just being still, but I was to understand it meant much more. You meant to tell me to be where I was - not some place in the past or future. I worried too much about tomorrow. I thought the world could be perfect. I was wrong.”

He looks like a beatnik 1960s art teacher at a small midwestern all-women’s liberal arts college, and I am all in for it. (I can imagine the scenario in a ye olde teen movie on TCM: “Have you had Professor Gyllenhaal for Art Intro?’ asks Mary-Lou. “He’s the dreamiest!”)