The only place to truly enjoy something as absurd as a deep-fried Twinkie is at a state fair.
An essay about an essay about a book about David Foster Wallace, which was just made into a movie. Got that?
The New Yorker staff writer and David Foster Wallace biographer reads and takes questions; Mark Caro moderates.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, November 12
Reader critics’ picks: Judy Blume, Art Spiegelman, D.T. Max, Haki Madhubuti, and more
What’s on the Agenda for Thursday, October 11, 2012
A portrait of David Foster Wallace as a midwestern author
David Foster Wallace? Who’s that?
Julian Malone goes solo, Owls reunite, and Baby Teeth drops a fourth LP
John Krasinski’s adaptation of David Foster Wallace’s Brief Interviews With Hideous Man screens Thursday 9/17 at the Wit.
Three University of Chicago grad students who believe it’s a bad time for serious ideas launch The Point, a new journal where they’ll find a haven.
David Foster Wallace’s senior thesis gets a hearing in the NYT.
David Lipsky on the life and death of DFW.
On 9/11 literature from the midwest.