One struggles to find a concise, representative anecdote about the late David Foster Wallace for an audience of politically minded readers. Wallace, who committed suicide in 2008 at age forty-six, was the most promising and accomplished writer of his generation. An athlete of prolixity, he published a celebrated novel of 1,100 pages called Infinite Jest,… Read more »
What the fall of a notorious plaintiff’s lawyer does and does not say about the profession.
How school lunch programs manage to promote obesity and hunger at the same time.
Why Leonard Bernstein’s politics can’t explain his best music.
Don’t ask, don’t tell is on its way out, and not a moment too soon.