Short inserts of background material include details of Phoenix's films and updates on the state of play in "young Hollywood". I don't think he enjoyed that, actually, getting into that psyche. This article is of interest to the following WikiProjects:. What do we need to do to get this article there? Scott is an empty canvas, a surface on which he imposes different identities at whim. When, after assuming a new role of respectability, Scott renounces Bob, the camera frames tightly on him, and the lighting becomes more artificial and less ambient, isolating the moment from the public space of the restaurant and putting Reeves in a virtual spotlight—this might well be a dramatic aside that only Bob and Scott and you, in the audience, can notice, but the other players on the stage may not be able to perceive.
The song opens and closes with the line "I remember I was in a tanning salon, when I heard that River Phoenix was gone. Esquire Magazine. He had made it on to the bedroom walls and into the hearts of a younger audience, posing and pouting in teenybopper rags, and this initial heart-throb status seemed to vex him as much as the various environmental evils against which he railed tirelessly.
John Frusciante handed it to him after Flea told him that there was no room on stage to jam.