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David Foster Wallace, R.I.P.
September 13, 2008 8:52 PM   Subscribe

David Foster Wallace, 46, Writer, Dies

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Wallace's wife found her husband had hanged himself when she returned home about 9:30 p.m. Friday.

The LA Times article on his death.

Wikipedia's entry.

Oblivion.
posted by nickyskye (13 comments total)

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You're a bit late... I'm pretty sure this has already been covered.
posted by blaneyphoto at 8:54 PM on September 13, 2008


I think you need to get some sleep, my friend.
posted by Roman Graves at 8:54 PM on September 13, 2008


Haven't we already1...?
posted by casarkos at 8:54 PM on September 13, 2008 [2 favorites]


Who was this guy anyway? Never heard of him until today.
posted by blaneyphoto at 8:56 PM on September 13, 2008


Already
posted by Class Goat at 8:57 PM on September 13, 2008


oh dear. Sorry. Need some sleep.
posted by nickyskye at 8:58 PM on September 13, 2008


last post
posted by b1tr0t at 9:03 PM on September 13, 2008


Whee!!
posted by Balisong at 9:05 PM on September 13, 2008


WHAT?!?

I missed the previous thread. Oh, no....
posted by painquale at 9:07 PM on September 13, 2008


In before the noose tightens on this thread
posted by i_am_a_Jedi at 9:09 PM on September 13, 2008


Yeah, d'oh, I missed the previous thread too. It was long, I never got to the punch line.

"noose tightens". God! *wags finger at i_am_a_jedi and Balisong

Such a horrible way to go. aww, poor guy.
posted by nickyskye at 9:10 PM on September 13, 2008


This bites.
posted by humannaire at 9:12 PM on September 13, 2008


This is going to be a footnote to this.
posted by one_bean at 9:15 PM on September 13, 2008


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