After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. Nobody wants to make any big decisions that would radically alter his life, yet none of them wants to end up like Chet, the professional student who tends bar and is in his tenth year of university studies. Written by
James Meek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Anxiety loves company.
Did You Know?
The college is loosely based on Vassar College, which the director, Noah Baumbach
, attended. See more
At the airport, when Grover says, "Shit, I wish I hadn't seen that", his mark is clearly visible on the floor when he walks away. See more
I don't need to go to a campus bar to be reminded of my lack of success with a bunch of thrill seeking snotty college kids.
That's us; we're like celebrities to them.
No, we were celebrities. Now going back would be like doing Hollywood Squares. I'm too nostalgic, I'll admit it.
References Jimmy Hollywood
Heart of Glass
Written by Debbie Harry
(as Debra Harry) and Chris Stein
Performed by Blondie See more