James Robert Douglas is a freelance writer and critic in Melbourne. He has been published by The New Yorker, The Awl, The Dissolve, The Saturday Paper, The Big Issue, Junkee, The Monthly, The Lifted Brow, and the Australian Book Review. You can find him at: firstname.lastname@example.org @jamesrobdouglas
Why must every Hollywood hero have a dead or deadbeat dad?
An op-ed-y piece about Dads and dumb backstories in Hollywood blockbusters, for The Outline.