Kim Richards has shared many things on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, including her struggles with alcohol, prescription pill abuse and tensions with her sister, Kyle Richards. But she has not shared her personal relationships, as she has been single for most of the time while filming. Show More Summary
Note: A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigation highlights some of the shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). AoA publishes David Foster’s submission to the pharma/government funded website Shot of Prevention in response to Dorit Reiss’s duplicitous...
The event: “Onstage Backstage: A PBS SoCal Holiday Celebration with David Foster and Friends,” took place Thursday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, a dinner and show heralded as the public television station’s first major fundraiser in Los Angeles. PBS SoCal is now the...
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster wasn’t expecting the shocking and emotional phone call from her husband, David Foster, while she was vacationing on the yacht in Spain with Kyle Richards and her family. It was...Show More Summary
New this week: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant; Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz; a limited edition of The David Foster Wallace Reader; and The Poem She Didn’t Write and Other Poems by Olena Kalytiak Davis (which I wrote about last week). For more on these and other recent titles, go read our Great Second-half 2014 […]
Jake Johnson’s feature screenwriting debut? Check. A controversial David Foster Wallace movie with Jason Segel? Yep. James Franco as a gay-activist-turned-pastor? It is the Sundance Film Festival, after all.
J.K. Rowling and David Foster Wallace haven't got much in common. Wallace wrote complex, challenging novels, topped off by the footnote-thick "Infinite Jest." Rowling created Harry Potter, the boy wizard star of mega-bestselling books for kids.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster has been on the show for a couple of seasons now and fans are getting to know her even better. She has been sharing her struggle with lyme disease for a while, but she has also been introducing her very famous Canadian husband to the world. Show More Summary
DFW was exceptional in so many ways -- and the root of his distinction might be his sense of Americanness
Salon shared David Foster Wallace's creative nonfiction syllabus. PopMatters interviewed Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison. 12 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Saturday, including goodtoknow's best cookbooks, Laura Lippman's favorite books,...
The David Foster Wallace Reader is a collection of Wallace's best, funniest, and most celebrated writing. Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here -- with a carefully considered selection...Show More Summary
Antonya Nelson is her name. If you haven't heard of her yet, that may be because she's still something of a writer's writer with book jackets full of arias of praise from the likes of Michael Chabon, Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, and Raymond Carver. Show More Summary
Jessi Foster dated David Kalac ? the Kitsap County man who confessed to strangling his current girlfriend and posting photos of her dead body online?
EXCLUSIVE: Another from the DFW archive -- you'll love his literary email address and the super-smart reading list
A new book about the legendary writer contains, among other things, a full course syllabus
Sara and Erin Foster go for a stroll down Beverly Drive with two pals on Monday (November 3) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The comedy writer and performers are set to topline their own scripted series for VH1 that will follow two sisters who say they would never do a reality show. Over the weekend, the [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Take a class with David Foster Wallace. Here's his syllabus, reading list, rules -- and even footnotes
Mark McGurl considers David Foster Wallace as a creature of the program era: And, more importantly for my purposes here, isn’t his relation to institutions what makes Wallace, in literary historical terms, most interest-ing? For me,Show More Summary
In the Indianpolis Star Will Higgins has a Q & A with Jonathan Franzen. J-Franz reveal his favorite TV shows, how many bird species he's seen (2,600 worldwide), and the fact that both he and David Foster Wallace have/had a one-handed backhand (increasingly rare at the pro level).
Want to become a sought-after, connective leader? Then become the glue that bonds others together around their most talented sides. Consider this approach. In experiments, psychologist David Trafimow and colleagues asked half of theShow More Summary