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Can Writers Who Wrote Beautifully While Drunk And Who Stop Drinking Still Write Well?

18 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Ask David Foster Wallace - or Leslie Jamison: "I’d been afraid that meetings were basically lobotomies served alongside coffee-flavored water and Chips Ahoy!; afraid that even if sobriety could offer stability and sincerity and maybe even salvation, it could never be a story. But Infinite Jest knew better. It wasn’t that the novel’s brilliance survived […]

The World Transition To New Energy Explained

Green energy still no closer: WEF study David Fogarty, March 15, 2018 (The Straits Times) “Most of the world's energy systems have become more accessible and more secure but not any greener…[Fostering Effective Energy Transition looked...Show More Summary

Shorties (Audiobooks on Vinyl, New Music from Neko Case, and more)

Pitchfork has news of a new series of audiobooks on vinyl. First up: David Foster Wallace's essay, "This Is Water." Stream a new song by Neko Case. March's best eBook deals. Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the band...

Katy Perry, Katharine McPhee & Boyfriend David Foster Hit Stage at Montecito Mudslide Benefit Concert!

Katy Perry sings her heart out as she hits the stage during the One 805 Kick Ash Bash benefiting First Responders at Bella Vista Ranch & Polo Club on Sunday (February 25) in Carpinteria, Calif. The 33-year-old Witness singer performed a surprise set at the benefit for first responders and survivors of January’s deadly mudslide [...]

Wednesday scent of the day 2/21

Hump Day! Authors born on this day: David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Nobel prize winner Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm in Etro Shaal Nur. Reminder: 2/23 will be Library Friday...

DFW: ‘Roger Federer as Religious Experience’

Worth a re-link. David Foster Wallace in 2006 on then-25-year-old Roger Federer: The Moments are more intense if you’ve played enough tennis to understand the impossibility of what you just saw him do. We’ve all got our examples. Here is one. Show More Summary

French gaming studio Quantic Dream said allegations of inappropriate behaviour are a media smear campaign

The heads of PlayStation-focused French development studio Quantic Dream, David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière, have been accused of fostering an unhealthy environment by three separate reports in the media. Quantic Dream immediately...Show More Summary

A Writer’s Toolbox

1. I pulled the heavy red book down from my dad’s bookshelf. Bryan A. Garner’s A Dictionary of Modern American Usage, its cover announced. “David Foster Wallace said it’s the only usage guide he ever consulted,” my dad said, a note of pride in his voice as if he and DFW had been old buddies. “I … The post A Writer’s Toolbox appeared first on The Millions.

Wonder what a creative doctor’s dream office looks like?

Surgeon David Hindin traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to visit the Health Design Lab, a part of Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Medical college. The entire space is designed to foster imagination, creativity, and the ability to quickly bring ideas to life. It’s stocked with everything from 3D printers to virtual reality headsets – and the […]

Albany spanks UMBC 83-39 behind 21 points from Charles

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Travis Charles scored 21 points, David Nichols scored 17 while Alex Foster grabbed 13 rebounds and Albany dismantled UMBC 83-39 on Sunday. Ahmad Clark made two 3-pointers and the Great Danes had a 20-4 lead with just over seven minutes before halftime. Show More Summary

Albany spanks UMBC 83-39 behind 21 points from Charles

Travis Charles scored 21 points, David Nichols scored 17 while Alex Foster grabbed 13 rebounds and Albany dismantled UMBC 83-39        

Do you Know What the Eschaton Is? It will Take us to a Novel, a Video and… Valuable Trivia

A Head Butler Investigation: The Eschaton, David Foster Wallace, The Decemberists. The post Do you Know What the Eschaton Is? It will Take us to a Novel, a Video and… Valuable Trivia appeared first on The Good Men Project.

It's not the end of it all: the end of The Awl.

The Awl is ending, the NYT reports.Over the years, there were viral stories about how to cook a steak and David Foster Wallace’s private self-help library, as well as popular essays providing pointed advice to young people and exploring a writer’s evolving relationship with death.Many of the writers went on to distinguish themselves. Show More Summary

Fiction and nonfiction: "Cat Person" and Aziz Ansari.

Lately, I've been thinking about fiction and nonfiction. I've said a few times that I love the nonfiction essays of David Foster Wallace but I can't force myself into the fiction. Just last month, I got some insight from his interview...Show More Summary

How the ‘Fit Hot Guys’ of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Shot Their Strip Scene

In classic Crazy Ex-Girlfriend fashion, it’s the men of the show who usually get ogled and objectified. But in Friday’s episode, White Josh (David Hull), Nathaniel (Scott Michael Foster), and Josh Chan (Vincent Rodriguez III) perform a Magic Mike-inspired sendup that pushes the joke to its funniest end yet. It’s ... More »

Switzerland Outlaws Boiling Lobsters Alive

Every nonfiction fan should read Consider the Lobster, the late David Foster Wallace's incredible essay on the morality of boiling the crustacean alive simply because it tastes nice. It appears that officials in Switzerland have at least skimmed the essay. Show More Summary

Breaking In Trailer: Don’t Mess With Gabrielle Union

We’ve seen many different instances of home invasion stories. Perhaps most notably, David Fincher tackled the premise with his film Panic Room, which starred Jodie Foster and Kristen Stewart. The film was something of a thriller. Another one came in the form of The Strangers, which took more of a horror approach. However, with this […]

Yolanda Hadid Is 'Very Much In Love' With A Mystery 'Businessman'!

It's never too late to find love! On Tuesday, Yolanda Hadid stopped by The Wendy Williams Show where she confirmed she is "very much in love" with a new man following her divorce from David Foster in November 2015! Related: Yolanda Contemplated Killing Herself During Lyme Disease Battle! The former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star gushed: "I have [...]

Yolanda Hadid Is In Her First Relationship After Divorcing David Foster

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Yolanda Hadid announced her split from ex-husband David Foster in December 2015- on the same day of that year’s season premiere. What a coincidence with that timing! She left the show at the endShow More Summary

David Foster and Katharine McPhee can't keep their hands off each other in Paris

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

David Foster and Katharine McPhee take their love overseas. Backgrid Read more...

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