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The Pale King

I have no problem quitting books I’m not interested in (see If on a winter’s night a traveler) and I’ve pushed myself to finish books I really didn’t want to (see  350 more words

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André Holland Reads from David Foster Wallace's The Pale King

André Holland (of The Knick, which I dug) reads from David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King. (Via Matt Bucher).

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“How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.”

― David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

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for the most part

“I detest commercial films, for the most part.”

— David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

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quiet, precise, judicious exercise

“Gentlemen, welcome to the world of reality — there is no audience. No one to applaud, to admire. No one to see you. Do you understand? 70 more words

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immune to boredom

“It is the key to modern life. If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish.”

— David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

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a great deal trickier

“Telling the truth is, of course, a great deal trickier than most regular people understand.”

— David Foster Wallace, The Pale King

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