Bruce Springsteen: The Ultimate Dad
“The dads are here for Bruce; the dads hold these truths about Bruce to be self-evident.”
Helena Fitzgerald has published essays in The New Inquiry, Vice, Brooklyn Magazine, Midnight Breakfast, Refinery29, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, and Bookslut, among many others. She can be found on twitter @helfitzgerald, and writes a somewhat-weekly tinyletter at http://tinyletter.com/griefbacon. She is currently at work on a book about the 1977 blackout in New York City.
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I relate to what Springsteen sings because he reveals much of the American Dream as an intoxicating illusion.