Not Fade Away and the Limits of Nostalgia

A review of David Chase’s Not Fade AwayBy Christian HamakerAs a young boy, radio and records were my best friends.We lived in a split-level home inBurke,Va.—not the bustling Fairfax Country suburb of today, but a new development in the early 1970s. A 7-Eleven, a Peoples Drug store and High’s convenience store were the neighborhood retail highlights. A Woolco discount department store housed the neighborhood record shop, where I purchased my first 45 rpm record at age 8 (“Because the N … [Read more...]