John Semley is a writer based in Toronto. He is the author of Hater: On the Virtues of Utter Disagreeability and This Is A Book About the Kids In The Hall.
Essay by John Semley
A Long Year
As the months stretched on and days became meaningless, I did the natural thing—turned to 800-page novels and 15-hour German movies just to feel the passage of time in all its punishing slowness.