Augusten Burroughs – I think people tend to…

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in…


“I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn’t have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.”
-Augusten Burroughs

Augusten Burroughs – My parents had this relationship…

My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred…


“My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse – my mother would beat up my father, basically – and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.”
-Augusten Burroughs