“Let’s welcome Noah Baumbach to the e-stage.
If you have a question for him, please come to the mic.”
“Hey Mr. Gerwig. Longtime fan, first-time questioner.
Throughout your oeuvre, multiple characters across different movies randomly discuss the Knicks. Assuming you’re a fellow
sufferer supporter of the team — a safe assumption — well, first off: my apologies.
But also: would you say the annual, perpetually-cyclical Knicksian tradition of false hope leading to inevitable doom has informed either your worldview, that of your characters, or just generally the existential philosophy undergirding your cinema/life?
I’ll hang up and listen. Keep doing you.”