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Spaces Around People’s Empty Core

Few instances elicit a vocal response on the CNN news ticker, but on September 13, 2008 which fell on a Saturday, I murmured an audible, “No.”  David Foster Wallace had died by his own hand the previous night.  Amidst the inane celebrity dribble that … Continue reading

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The Broom of the Errant System

The cruel tragedy of David Foster Wallace hanging himself was that it ended a life and changed the propulsion of postmodern literature.  He had already inspired and altered the landscape, but at the age of 46, his passing stung for … Continue reading

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