No Picture

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 […]

No Picture

February 25, 2015 chris 0

“It’s going to take a while, but I’m going to prove to you that the nexus where television and fiction converse and consort is self-conscious […]

No Picture

February 25, 2015 chris 0

“It’s undeniable that television is an example of ‘low’ art, the sort of art that tries too hard to please. Because of the economics of […]

No Picture

November 7, 2013 chris 0

Infinite Jest was meant to be a failed entertainment, not a potted amusement,” D.T. Max writes. “[Wallace] warned his editor [Michael Pietsch] that he wasn’t […]