On the heels of our interview with William Shatner, here’s another icon for the taking.
At a certain point Mike Tyson and I reacted to violence a little differently. I was afraid to leave my house for three years while he became the heavyweight champion of the world. The thing was, at first, we reacted to it the same way and our cowardice and trauma defined us.
See also Butler’s Rumpus essay, “Tourist Information,” an ode to boxing, Cuba, and the trials of documentary filmmaking.