November 4, 2012•38 min
Andrew McCarthy careened into adulthood on the tails of his childhood fame from St. Elmo’s Fire and Pretty in Pink. He then left the so-called brat pack and picked up a suitcase, quickly developing a passion for travel and travel writing. His recent book, The Longest Way Home: One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down, chronicles his life on the road. He tells Alec, “Make yourself vulnerable to the world and the world receives you."