So was based on something that happened to me later on.” The singer had come across the girl in question when she began dating an acquaintance of his named Gary, with whom he had taken a stained glass-making class in Pasadena, California.Springfield never spoke directly to the subject of his ardour – in fact he didn’t even know the name of the girl he found himself “panting over from afar”.to aid her friend Jason Morgan, who had sustained severe brain damage.
I didn’t get a whole lot of satisfaction, so to speak.
The Darkness is constantly “saying” things to Springfield like, “What’s the point, sport? Darkness thinks it’s a stellar idea.” -Toward the end of the book, he offers a message to anyone who might have found the previous 270 pages distasteful.
You don’t have what it takes, and you know it.” Springfield deals with this by sleeping around, repeatedly cheating on various significant others. “I’m feeling worthless and emasculated by having failed my family and myself,” he writes, “so what better way to get some integrity back than to f— this girl that so many men seem to find hot? “I’d also like to address those perfect souls who are reading this and saying to themselves, ‘Why is [his oft-cheated-on wife] putting up with this a–hole?
We’re actually really shocked by the incensed articles in both teen and regular press about our affair.
Either we have zero understanding of what makes the press tick, or it’s a really slow month for news.” -He tries to blame much of his bad behavior on depression (or as he calls it, The Darkness), which, as he describes it, sounds like little more than ordinary self doubt.
Except he wasn’t a gangly, testosterone-charged teenager, but a grown man of 27.