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July 13, 2015 chris 0

“…the original title was A Failed Entertainment.  The idea is that the book is structured as an entertainment that doesn’t work. Because what entertainment ultimately leads […]

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July 13, 2015 chris 0

“[Infinite Jest] was about five hundred pages longer.  Of which four hundred unambiguously needed to go, and the other hundred was painful. “That’s like losing […]

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July 13, 2015 chris 0

“The predictability in popular art, the really formulaic stuff, the stuff that makes no attempt to surprise or do anything artistic, is so profoundly soothing.  And it even, even the densest […]

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July 6, 2015 chris 0

“Emerson [College] had a library, and I was always in the library.  And in the library, I don’t know what you [referring to David Lipsky] […]