Online diarist mimi smartypants has been typing about her life for just over fifteen years, and now she's considering quitting the gig.
"Next week marks fifteen years of this online diary thing, and I have been toying with the idea that maybe that is quite enough, thank you. In fact, I had not updated in so long that I sat down to type a mic-drop “thanks for the memories”-style entry, but then this crap came out instead. So maybe I’m not quite done yet? I don’t know." [more inside]
is a recreation of Infinite Jest
... in Lego!
interviews Kevin Griffin, who makes the recreations with his 11 year old son, Sebastian.
An “Infinite Jest” atlas.
The Infinite Atlas Project is an independent research and art project seeking to identify, place and describe every possible location in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest. The project includes: Infinite Map
- a cartographic infographic poster identifying 250 of the most interesting locations from the novel. Infinite Boston
-a ruminative travelogue and photographic tour of key locations in and around Boston, Massachusetts. [Previously]
Bikinis that match book covers.
Matchbook is a tumblr that features bikinis that unintentionally match the cover art of well known books.
Endnotes: David Foster Wallace.
Professor Geoff Ward discusses David Foster Wallace. [more inside]
Here is a handy visual guide to Infinite Jest
1,2,3 [spoiler alert?] 4. [more inside]
The Mistake on Page 1,032: On Translating Infinite Jest into German.
"'The limits of my language are the limits of my world,' Ulrich Blumenbach quotes Wittgenstein as saying in a Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
article to describe the challenges and inducements of the six years he spent translating David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest
) into German — something he did without input from the author, who refused to speak to him." [more inside]
A playable version of Eschaton!
Inspired of course by the beloved game
of the students of the Enfield Tennis Academy in Infinite Jest.
[via mefi projects
] [more inside]
- "The Challenge: Read Infinite Jest over the summer of 2009" [more inside]
iTunes Gets NBC Shows.
And not just this season's: like a page out of Infinite Jest
, iTunes and NBC
are serving up classic NBC programs, including Knight Rider
and Hitchcock Presents
. (note: sorry - first link goes to iTunes Music Store -- no press releases available yet to link to.)
Eulogy of George W. Bush
A comic of a far-right debate show hosted by Jerry Falwell and Pat Buchanan looks back on the presidency of George W. Bush in 2024. See them also debate Gay
, Marriage, The Pledge,
and Private Security in Iraq.
Also, you might want to see as special guest Donal Rumsfeld Discovers Catch-22!
to "Infinite Jest"
, the world acknowledges their greatness. They're about to meet in their fourth
consecutive Grand Slam final. Are these sisters
American Crusade 2001 Trading Cards
Now it's easy to keep track of Good and Evil.