“Every American city is different, but our suburbs are all alike in their unhappiness. The geographical location in Tyler Taormina’s Ham on Rye (2019) is unimportant. We don’t seem to be in a specific region. The houses all look the same and there’s no sports logos. License plates are obscured. Accents wander into a conversation and leave just as casually. We’re in Everytown.”

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