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Review: The David Foster Wallace Reader by Stephen Phelan

HeraldScotland - 13 Oct 2018
Reviewed by Stephen Phelan. SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS is commonly declared the enemy of art. The mind catches itself in the lofty act of creation, finds the work-in-progress embarrassing, and complains that it cannot be expected to express itself under this ...
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When Did Everything Get So 'Toxic'?

New York Times - 02 Oct 2018
The concept is now invoked as the root cause for everything from sexual harassment to violence against women to mass shootings to the popularity of David Foster Wallace. The confidence with which these complex phenomena are blamed on a single ...
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19 Stupid Lies We've Told Dudes We've Dated

The Frisky - 20 Oct 2018
And sometimes, before we know it, we've told you we read all of David Foster Wallace's books, when really we've only read all of DFW's book jackets. We meant to read the books in their entirety, we just haven't gotten around to it yet. Anyhow, what we ...
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Liner Notes for Jeff Tweedy's “WARM”

The New Yorker - 24 Sep 2018
I've had this feeling meeting writers like David Foster Wallace, Grace Paley, Toni Morrison: a sense that years of hard work had refined what was personal in them into work that, though infused with particularity, has blossomed into universality. I ...
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What to fear in Trump's White House

Vox - 17 Oct 2018
And I started that course with David Foster Wallace's essay on John McCain's 2000 presidential bid. This is obviously a very different thing on multiple dimensions, though it's a piece I've been thinking about some lately. It's not really about staff ...
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He wanted snarky. She was sunny. He was still charmed.

Washington Post - 11 Oct 2018
To be honest, I was worried about Sam Pitcavage. Sure, the 25-year-old had high cheekbones, piercing eyes and a thick coif of black hair. But the words “David Foster Wallace” appeared twice in his Date Lab application, including once as an adjective to ...
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Re-reading David Foster Wallace ten years after his suicide

The Creightonian - 27 Sep 2018
12 marked the 10-year anniversary of David Foster Wallace's suicide. Following more than a year of long overdue and heated conversation about sexual assault in the U.S., Wallace's legacy — which is large given the cult-like following of his novel ...
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What do we do when the art we love was created by a monster?

Vox - 11 Oct 2018
I don't understand why we expect that or why we should expect that,” says Hayes-Brady. “Whatever you think about David Foster Wallace [who stalked and abused Mary Karr], it is certainly the case that he is a cultural touchstone. [His work] was ...
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I bought one of the books that nobody can finish

From the Grapevine - 03 Oct 2018
Other books on the list included "1984" by George Orwell, "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen and "Infinite Jest" by David Foster Wallace. 'Game of Thrones' books look good on the bookshelf, but how many people have actually read it cover to cover?
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Book Review: 'Opera As Opera' By Conrad L. Osborne

WOSU - 15 Oct 2018
Book cover for 'Opera as Opera: The State of the Art' by Conrad L. Osborne. Credit Proposito Press / seattlebookcompany.com. Opera as Opera is an 800-page book, and you must read the footnotes! (Like David Foster Wallace but ostensibly not on drugs.).
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John Krasinski Reveals He Played the Quiet Place Monster

Screen Rant - 17 Oct 2018
In 2009, Krasinski - the former star of NBC's The Office - released his low-budget directorial debut Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, an adaption of David Foster Wallace's 1999 short story collection. For Krasinski's second feature, he enlisted ...
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The Men of #MeToo Go Back to Work

The Atlantic - 12 Oct 2018
And there's James Franco, accused of sexual misconduct and unprofessional behavior by several women, who continues to star in David Simon and George Pelecanos's HBO show, The Deuce. (Franco has also contended that the allegations against him are ...
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Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me

The Outline - 25 Jul 2018
This was mid-October 2017 — post-Weinstein, pre-C.K. The flyers announced an info session for a committee to plan and execute the school's 5th-annual David Foster Wallace Conference. Wallace taught at ISU for nearly a decade; he wrote almost all his ...
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On Outgrowing David Foster Wallace

lareviewofbooks - 15 Sep 2018
Anyway, David Foster Wallace died about 10 years ago, and — has anyone else had this experience? — his work reads differently to me now than it did then. I'm a little ashamed of how much I once loved it. It is still funny, still terrifyingly smart ...

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