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David Foster Wallace’s Inferno

When reviewing the Celebrity Cruise promotional material early on, David Foster Wallace revealingly drops a name – “Sharing a laugh with your friends’ in the lounge after dinner, you glance at your watch and mention that it’s almost showtime …. When the curtain … Continue reading

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One Way to Read Infinite Jest

I’m fresh off a reading of David Foster Wallace’s awesome “David Lynch Keeps His Head” (in A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again) and also a re-reading of his “Frank’s Dostoevsky” (in Consider the Lobster) and I feel like taking a … Continue reading

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Infinite Jest – I finished!

Just a few hours ago I read the last of the 981 pages (plus footnotes) that comprise Infinite Jest.  It’s  a hard to thing to get my head around, to say the least.  There are lots of directions to go in … Continue reading

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