“This is one of their games. They started several years ago, when they first became partners, by picking out their personal entrance music, as if they were professional wrestlers or winners at an awards show. The current version of the game, which Lee came up with, is the opposite. The goal is to choose the songs they want to accompany their deaths. Because it is morbid, it is more fun, and more helpful.”
“Exit Music” was published in the New Writing section of Granta‘s website, in fall 2012.
It features Arkansas back roads, a lot of blood, and classic rock.
Read the story here.