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The LAST Blog Post: Me Myself and my Liberal Arts Education

David Foster Wallace delivered a commencement speech at Kenyon college over ten years ago.  Today, his words still resonate with an online audience.  Upon reading his speech, one part really stood out to me: 274 more words



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Pretty Christie (Mary Beth McDonough) is certain that someone killed her father (Danny Rogers). 505 more words

Tomb Of Nostalgia

Erasing Infinite


Poet Jenni B. Baker creates erasure poetry from David Foster Wallace’s “Infinite Jest,” one page at a time. Aces!


Dying With Indignity: An Update on the PGR

It is not news that the PGR is in serious trouble.  Last fall (2014) saw a significant number of evaluators abandon the PGR, so many in fact that the PGR could not find nearly enough replacements, leaving many specializations with markedly fewer evaluators than in 2011 ( 2,719 more words


Letter to Christopher Lydon of Radio Open Source Regarding David Wallace

October 26, 2015

Christopher Lydon
WBUR, Radio Open Source
890 Commonwealth Avenue
Third Floor
Boston, MA 02215 1,599 more words

Open Letter

Old Masters on Show in Rylstone

One of our favourite haunts is Gallery 47 in Louee Street, Rylstone which also is home to Coffee Concrete – the place to go if you want some of the best food and coffee in the area. 210 more words


Dating Fiction

David Wallace’s 1990 essay, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction”, could, or should, be read in conjunction with Walter Benjamin’s 1936 essay, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. 290 more words

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