Sunday, February 13, 2005

David Foster Wallace

I'm sure that everybody else in the literary world is tired of hearing about him by now. For a while, everyone was all "David Foster Wallace this" and "David Foster Wallace that" and "holy crap Pomona gave him $1.8 million to teach there."

But I can't help it - he's just so dreamy.

I'm about halfway through my second reading of Infinite Jest, and it's still ridiculously fun and smart and giggle inducing.

Administrative diddle-checks have been required at all North American tennis academies since the infamous case of R. Bill ('Touchy') Phiely at California's Rolling Hills Academy...