Sad dad band personality types.

God this is good writing. Over at McSweeney’s.

Some faves that really spoke to me, man:

Bon Iver

Perhaps the most accurate term to apply to your situation is “seriously injured and lost in the woods.”

Pavement

Your son’s friends like you and worry about you but they don’t tell your son this. You point out where things used to be when you drive around town, but all the things you point out are somewhat shady and confusing. Was that place a dance club? A friend’s house? Were there parties there or just a drug dealer? You may have misplaced your David Foster Wallace books in the last move, or your spouse quietly donated them. You like walnuts now.

Everclear

You died seven years ago.