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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
by David Foster Wallace
Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 12, 2016


9780349110011

Abacus, 2010. 353 pages.

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p.211
both "good" and "bad"
[...] This is what Lynch is _about_ in this mov...

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Derivative Sport in Tornado Alley

about playing tennis as a child in Philo, IL. 1990.

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Derivative Sport in Tornado Alley

about playing tennis as a child in Philo, IL. 1990.

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E Unibus Pluram
television and U.S. fiction

on television and irony, and the struggles faced by a fiction writer growing up in a hyperconsumerist culture, and the failings of postmodernism as a response to that. mentions My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist.

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E Unibus Pluram
television and U.S. fiction

on television and irony, and the struggles faced by a fiction writer growing up in a hyperconsumerist culture, and the failings of postmodernism as a response to that. mentions My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist.

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Getting Away From Already Pretty Much Being Away From It All

the Illinois State Fair essay. August 5, 1993.

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Getting Away From Already Pretty Much Being Away From It All

the Illinois State Fair essay. August 5, 1993.

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138

Greatly Exaggerated

on H. L. Hix's Morte d'Author: An Autopsy (a Ph.D dissertation in literary theory). 1992. need to read the source and then re-read this

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Greatly Exaggerated

on H. L. Hix's Morte d'Author: An Autopsy (a Ph.D dissertation in literary theory). 1992. need to read the source and then re-read this

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146

David Lynch Keeps His Head

on Lost Highway (really weird film with Patricia Arquette and lizards) and why David Lynch is a genius. DFW gets to visit the set but doesn't interview David Lynch. his main reason for liking his films is the bothness factor (characters can be both good and bad). for Premiere magazine. 1995.

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David Lynch Keeps His Head

on Lost Highway (really weird film with Patricia Arquette and lizards) and why David Lynch is a genius. DFW gets to visit the set but doesn't interview David Lynch. his main reason for liking his films is the bothness factor (characters can be both good and bad). for Premiere magazine. 1995.

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Tennis Player Michael Joyce's Professional Artistry as a Paradigm of Certain Stuff about Choice, Freedom, Discipline, Joy, Grotesquerie, and Human Completeness

on a very capable but apparently not especially intelligent tennis player named Michael Joyce from LA. about the sacrifice professional athletes have to make for their craft. really sad, and veering on mean-spirited tbh. DFW has said that he regrets the tone and liberties he took with this one, especially since he got to know Michael Joyce pretty well. 1995.

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Tennis Player Michael Joyce's Professional Artistry as a Paradigm of Certain Stuff about Choice, Freedom, Discipline, Joy, Grotesquerie, and Human Completeness

on a very capable but apparently not especially intelligent tennis player named Michael Joyce from LA. about the sacrifice professional athletes have to make for their craft. really sad, and veering on mean-spirited tbh. DFW has said that he regrets the tone and liberties he took with this one, especially since he got to know Michael Joyce pretty well. 1995.

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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

the famous cruise ship essay. March 11 to 18, 1995. really about sadness and loneliness and this ridiculous idea that you can ever defeat desire by submitting to it

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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

the famous cruise ship essay. March 11 to 18, 1995. really about sadness and loneliness and this ridiculous idea that you can ever defeat desire by submitting to it

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