Friday, January 14, 2011

Why Your Dumb Ass Should Read David Foster Wallace

"But it has given me something to do with my time, and it’s also given me this sort of quixotic sense of purpose, this mission to Tell the People about David Foster Wallace—because the people, being a well-educated and discerning people, deserve to know."

Note from SB: I disagree, I think most people are dumb fucks, but the rest of the article was really really good.

Link to full article: http://www.thecommonreview.org/article/archive/2011/12/article/our-psychic-living-room.html

6 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

One day, for you, I will read a David Foster Wallace book.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Thank you! I adore you!

MMLJ said...

david foster wallace is the shit

Syd said...

A huge thinker gone too soon.

Colette Simone said...

I agree, at least 90% are dumb fucks. It's up to the 10% to keep the deep Foster alive, to which we belong.

Parabolic Muse said...

oh, wow. thanks for this link. I'm way up in his ass.


figuratively


And most people just Don't Get It and the ones who THINK they Get It haven't even fucking Read It or Thought About It.


I'm sorry. I'm used to talking to idiots and having to emphasize the important parts for them.