Waiting for Burton

An Elaboration of the Weird Tim Burton Story I Alluded to Last Week

Every kid growing up somewhere boring secretly hopes there’s a darkness lurking beneath. Some of us got to believe it was true.

Last week I mentioned my hometown’s strange love for Tim Burton. While in other parts of the world his movies might have been solely for goths and drama nerds, in Burbank, even the cool kids loved him. Why? Because he was ours. …

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