Bill Gates shares his list of best books he read in 2016. The list includes “String Theory” by David Foster Wallace, “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight, “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Myth of the Strong Leader” by Archie Brown, and “The Grid” by Gretchen Bakke.
Bill Gates reviews “String Theory” by David Foster Wallace.
In Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace imagined a piece of entertainment so engrossing that viewers would become incapable of doing anything other than watching it again and again until they died. Thanks to the magic of the internet, we've finally found it: A website that presents a looping hall full ... More »
Rattling audiences as moustachioed outlaw Charlie Prince in James Mangold’s 3:10 to Yuma, Ben Foster is an actor who enjoys his westerns. On the awards circuit this fall for David Mackenzie’s Hell or High Water, which puts the actorShow More Summary
Famously earnest, the writer David Foster Wallace said he liked Midwestern people, and got more work done in the gusty open spaces of Central Illinois.
Nathan Hill’s debut novel, The Nix, which was released in August, has earned him comparisons to Charles Dickens, Thomas Pynchon, and David Foster Wallace. The praise may seem hyperbolic, but the success of The Nix is certainly rare for a first offering. Show More Summary
Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura’s design beat out a shortlist of eight other proposals by practices including OMA and David Chipperfield Architects. The renovation of the Hall of Realms will create additional display space for permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Prado Museum. Show More Summary
Ben Foster and Chris Pine play incredibly convincing brothers in David Mackenzie‘s knockout drama, Hell or High Water, written by Sicario scribe Taylor Sheridan. Tanner (Foster) and Toby (Pine) have their differences, but they’re definitely from the same family. Show More Summary
Depending on your preferred quote, the truth will make you miserable, make you mad, and set you free... but not until it is finished with you. I take no comfort in contradicting James Garfield, Aldous Huxley, David Foster Wallace, and especially Jesus. Show More Summary
Michael Buble is currently taking a break from work while focusing on his son Noah‘s recovery from cancer and his friend David Foster is opening up about how he’s doing. The 41-year-old entertainer’s three-year-old son has reportedly been diagnosed with liver cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy. “Right now he’s in a huge bubble, as you [...]
David Foster tells ET Canada that his friend, Michael Buble, is "in a huge bubble" after his 3-year-old son, Noah, was diagnosed with cancer. "Everything shuts down around you," Foster says. "You go inside your little bubble." EXCLUSIVE:...Show More Summary
Just one week after Michael Bublé and wife Luisana Lopilato announced that their 3-year-old son, Noah, has cancer, Bublé’s friend and mentor David Foster gave an update on how the singer is coping. “I think Michael, right now, is in a huge bubble, as you would expect when this happens. Show More Summary
Don't expect to hear Michael Bublé singing this holiday season. Why, you may ask? Well, during an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada on Thursday, the Haven't Met You Yet singer's pal David Foster revealed Michael "will not sing again until his child is well". Oh man. Related: Michael Cancels Upcoming Awards Show Appearance As you surely know, the [...]
James Garnon, Malcolm Martineau and Samling Artists new and old (Ian Tindale, Andrew Foster -Williams, Benjamin Appl, Kathryn Rudge, James Baillieu, Kiandra Howarth, David Butt Philip) after The Seven Ages of Man at the Wigmore HallShow More Summary
By ProBlogger psychology expert Ellen Jackson. You will become way less concerned with what people think of you when you realise how seldom they do. David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest. I wrote my first blog post two years ago, after a seven-year hiatus from writing. Show More Summary
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Kate Hudson took the stage at record producer David Foster‘s birthday party on Friday night (November 4) and totally blew the crowd away. The 37-year-old actress (and apparently singer!) displayed her vocal skills on the mic as she stood next to John Mayer on guitar, as well as singer-songwriters Seal and Eric Benet. PHOTOS: Check [...]
Supersilent 13 [Smalltown Supersound; 2016] Rating: 4/5 I n David Foster Wallace’s essay “E Unibus Pluram,” he recalls a “certain gray eminence” in a graduate seminar that insisted that literary stories should do away with anything that dates them, because fiction should be timeless. Show More Summary
The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: John Kennedy and Foster Campbell lead the field in the race to qualify for the U.S. Senate runoff less than three weeks before Election Day, an independent poll showed Thursday. But the biggest newsShow More Summary
Among the many literary feats that late writer David Foster Wallace pulled off in his mammoth masterpiece Infinite Jest, he predicted such innovations as Netflix, Skype, and Snapchat more than 20 years ahead of time, down to some spooky specifics. But more than just imagining, "What if … video messaging?" Wallace ... More »