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David Foster Wallace’s Comic Horror of “Videophony”

Within Infinite Jest (1996), video telephony is portrayed as both freaky and funny. In his lampoon of this technological innovation, we find David Foster Wallace at his most comical—and most critical. 1,354 more words

Cinema

What I Learned This Week: #28

Sunday, December 3 – Saturday, December 9

The Week in Re-setting My Library Book Pile: A couple times a year, I walk through the library (or scour “best of” lists) and pick up a pile of books “that look good.” Then I take that pile home and give ’em a try, fully reading on average about one out of every five. 676 more words

What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week: #26

Sunday, November 12 – Saturday, November 18

The Week in Eating Healthy: For one of my lunches this week I made an acorn squash stuffed with chard and white beans. 517 more words

What I Learned This Week

Infinite Jest

Ok, this one is a bit of a doozy. The truth is I finished Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace in August. This is the longest it’s taken me to get to a blog post for a book I’ve finished. 1,244 more words

Books

THE ANGRY WORLD: The Annoying Co-Worker

Monday Morning | 6:37 am

CEO’s personal laptop

Flatlined

Windows updates taking two forevers

the Infinite Jest of computing

Bad day

about to get worse… 115 more words

The Angry World

Portal

Every portal
an incubator for change–
Time’s infinite jest.
John Biscello

Quote of the Day

“No wonder we cannot appreciate the really central Kafka joke: that the horrific struggle to establish a human self results in a self whose humanity is inseparable from the horrific struggle. 278 more words