September 12, 2008. The Earth lost one of the most gifted wordsmiths it had ever seen. I imagine that if David Foster Wallace had lived on my planet, which we are calling Venus but is exactly much, much further away, and spoke one of the many many complex languages from there he would have been just as gifted. 439 more words
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An informal / un-thought-out critique of David Foster Wallace, and suicide employment in a world with the iPhone, by Kyle H. Scott.
“It was my Jewish friend David who’d first recommended I read that purple, ugly book with –pretentious name and –green -balloon -cover, always crowding the ‘W’ area, -sectioned- off, – of shelf at whichever Barnes & Noble I’d happened -ever -to wander into. 1,481 more words