Twenty-one years later, Michael Joyce—the young tennis player who was the subject of David Foster Wallace’s “The String Theory”—has had quite the career of his own. [Longreads] Read more...
"The specific quality of Wallace I wanted to mimic is what I’d call his gift of sight. He had a way of generating luminosity by perfectly capturing tiny pieces of sensation spliced out from even the most banal moment of consciousness—his descriptive powers could give the sound of an air conditioner the consequence of a […]
Musician and producer David Foster might have turned down an offer to work on President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, but it’s not because he didn’t want the gig. A source tells us that Foster, who has been friendly with Trump for years, feared angering some of his other friends, who were big supporters of Trump’s Democratic rival, Hillary […]
Christie Brinkley may have landed herself another music man. The 62-year-old supermodel was recently spotted on back-to-back date nights with Grammy-winning musician David Foster. According to Entertainment Tonight, Brinkley and Foster, 67, went out to Ralph Lauren’s Polo Bar, where they bumped into Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
Music producer David Foster set the record straight Saturday on reports that he will play a key role in planning Donald Trump's inauguration festivities. "Woke up this morning to a lot of news," Foster posted on Instagram Saturday. "For...Show More Summary
Famed music producer David Foster has denied that he is helping Donald Trump‘s transition team with the musical performances for the upcoming presidential inauguration. It was alleged in a report that Foster was using his connections to get talent to perform at the event, even though he was a supporter of Hillary Clinton throughout the [...]
The prolific music producer is a longtime pal of Donald Trump, and is said to be playing a pivotal role in the Trump inaugurationtrying to wrangle musical talent, that is.
Looks like a potential relationship is brewing between Christie Brinkley and David Foster! The 62-year-old supermodel and the 67-year-old GRAMMY-winning musician were spotted together at Ralph Lauren's Polo Bar in New York City on Wednesday...Show More Summary
Look out Yolanda Hadid and John Mellencamp, your former flames have found one another! Legendary music producer David Foster and supermodel Christie Brinkley have sparked a new romance, RadarOnline.com… READ ON
David Foster and Christie Brinkley are reportedly dating. The 62-year-old model has been married four times and is now reportedly charming the 67-year-old musician as the pair were recently spotted on date at Ralph Lauren’s Polo Bar in New York City — according to Page Six. “Christie and David were on a date, and Hillary came over […]
With the recent election, there has been a new recognition of the various “bubbles” we all seem to be living in. It reminds me of the parable I like to often mention, popularized by the late great writer David Foster Wallace: Two fish were swimming along when an older fish swam by, nodded his head […]
David Foster, a 7-foot-3 center, can fit inside a Mini Cooper. Trust him on this. He knows every one of the few cars he can comfortably drive. He sat in the new Audi A8 L at an auto show in November, his two young boys crawled over the leather seats and he and his wife pictured a bigger family...
As a music writer and an event promoter, there is no greater satisfaction than to discover, to curate, or to foster a moment that true happiness occurs in. You are about to share in such a memory today. James Maddock is one of contemporary music's greatest storytellers. Show More Summary
John Kennedy (R) easily beat Foster Campbell (D) in the runoff to succeed retiring Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. “Kennedy will join an emboldened Republican Party in Washington. The GOP kept its majority in the House [...]
John N. Kennedy of Louisiana has prevailed in the final U.S. Senate contest of 2016, beating out Democrat Foster Campbell for the seat being vacated by David Vitter (R). Shortly after the polls closed, the Associated Press projected Kennedy the winner. Kennedy, the state’s Republican treasurer, had endorsements from President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect […]
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.