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Things I Read That I Love #168: Profound Shame And Fantastic Imagination

Topics include this business of art, tupperware, David Carr, The New York Times, Miranda July, for-profit foster care, arson science and moar!

'Supergirl' TV Show Casts Cyborg Superman & Kara's Sister

Chyler Leigh will play Kara Zor-El's foster sister Alex Danvers in CBS' 'Supergirl', with David Harewood playing Cyborg Superman. [...]

Northern Iowa RB David Johnson Excels at NFL Combine, Displays Bellcow Potential

What do the DeMarco Murray, Le'Veon Bell, LeSean McCoy, Marshawn Lynch, Justin Forsett, Arian Foster, Eddie Lacy, Jeremy Hill, Frank Gore and Lamar Miller all have in common? None of them were the first running back selected in their...Show More Summary

The David Foster Wallace TV And Film References You May Have Missed


What We're Reading This Week: Dumplings, David Foster Wallace, 'Comma Queen'

Chinese New Year has arrived—read our story on where to celebrate here—so I've got dumplings on the brain. Fortunately, Serious Eats just published an authoritative guide on where to eat Chinese food in New York City, and I've been revisiting Edible Brooklyn's primer on where to eat dumplings in Sunset Park, otherwise known as Brooklyn's Chinatown. Show More Summary

'The Fosters' Season 2 News, Spoilers: Jesus Gets an Invitation, Mariana Tries to Convince Brandon

Startling developments are about to happen in the hit drama TV series "The Fosters" Season 2 as spoiler reports suggest that Marianna (Cierra Ramirez) might be joining Brandon (David Lambert) with his band tour performance and Jesus could be leaving for another school.

Sundance Redux: The End of the Tour Director James Ponsoldt

Channeling David Foster Wallace in the film starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg The post Sundance Redux: The End of the Tour Director James Ponsoldt appeared first on

David Foster Talks Wife Yolanda Foster's Health, Says 'Real Housewives' Star is a 'Warrior'

David Foster is speaking about his wife, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Yolanda Foster's battle with Lyme disease. According to People, Foster told the reporters at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala that his wife has been struggling with the illness.

‘Real Housewives’ Star Yolanda Foster’s Husband David Gives Lyme Disease Update

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster isn’t doing great. In a new interview, her record producer husband, David, gave fans an update on her battle with Lyme disease. “Yolanda is truthfully not great. She’s just waging this war,” the 65-year-old told Us Weekly. Show More Summary

Reading David Foster Wallace for the Colors

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

DETROIT — When a tweet from @CorrieBaldauf breaks into your Twitterstream, it is captivating and disorienting for a number of reasons. More often than not, she is live-tweeting her progress through her latest iteration of the Infinite Jest Project, an exercise in literature, obsession, and social media that Baldauf has been working on since 2013.

The 14 Best Movies We Saw at Sundance That You'll Want to See Too

From controversial docs and David Foster Wallace to a joyous hip-hop comedy, the best of Sundance 2015.

“On Stage as On Paper”

There’s just something about David Foster Wallace‘s writing that makes people want to adapt it. We’ve written about this phenomenon before – there have been Infinite Jest-inspired radio tributes and music videos, series of illustrations, even a novel-in-legos. Interest in adapting Wallace’s work doesn’t seem to be slowing, and earlier this month Public Theatre put on an […]

On Stage, as on Paper, David Foster Wallace Commands Your Attention

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

A supposedly and in fact fun thing I did this month was attend A (Radically Condensed and Expanded) Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again, an experimental performance at the Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Cockfield: David Foster Wallace on Tax Policy

Arthur J. Cockfield (Queen's University), David Foster Wallace on Tax Policy, How to Be an Adult, and Other Mysteries of the Universe, 15 Ptt. Tax Rev. ___ (2015): As one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, David Foster Wallace had many things to say on a...

Sundance Review: Jason Segel Is Actually Pretty Great As David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour

To its credit, The End of the Tour makes it very clear that David Foster Wallace would have fucking hated The End of the Tour. Based on David Lipsky’s memoir, James Ponsoldt’s film looks at a few days in the life of the late author during the 1996 book tour for his breakout... More »

Sundance 2015: In 'End of the Tour,' David Foster Wallace, explained

Making a movie about the late novelist and essayist David Foster Wallace? would seem challenging on several counts. First there's the issue of turning a writer's craft into the stuff of fresh cinema. Then there's the issue of taking this particular writer's craft -- and its digressions,...

David Foster Wallace Movie Debuts at Sundance

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The End of the Tour, a biopic about author David Foster Wallace, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this week in Park City. James Ponsoldt’s film is based on David Lipsky’s piece Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself in Rolling...Show More Summary

Yolanda Foster Reunites With Her Children After Battling Lyme Disease In Asia

Yolanda Foster is back in the U.S. after spending the last couple of weeks in Asia, where The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star was being treated for Lyme disease as husband David appeared on Asia’s Got Talent. According to a January...Show More Summary

Jason Segel Stuns As David Foster Wallace In 'The End Of The Tour'

It's early, but let's prep Jason Segel's Oscar campaign just to be safe. James Ponsoldt's "The End of the Tour," which premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival, is the start of something beautiful for Segel, who sheds his Apatowian routine to fill the iconic shoes of David Foster Wallace. Show More Summary

Sundance 2015: James Ponsoldt’s Deeply Felt The End of The Tour Is Worth the Trip

It begins with an ending. James Ponsoldt’s deeply felt The End of the Tour opens with a death – an expected one, at least to anyone familiar with the life of lauded author David Foster Wallace, the man at the center of the story, the...Show More Summary

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