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Book Reviews: The Too-Short Life and Long Novel of David Foster Wallace

I got interested in reading Every Story Is a Ghost Story, the biography of David Foster Wallace by D.T. Max,* after Bret Easton Ellis kept complaining about it on Twitter. I don’t actually follow Ellis on Twitter, but one hears things.

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Books

Cerebus Chow: Writers Who Shouldn’t Have

We like to fancy ourselves as bookish and clever around here, as we advertise right up top.  Today, instead of talking about writers I love or relishing one of my favorites, I’ve decided to dish a little dirt.  After the break, a Very Biased List of who I consider to be The Worst Published Writers […]

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Generation XX

Gen. X Celebrities I Love and Loathe

We will always have polarizing celebrities with us, but it seems the 90s gifted us with an extra batch of kooky, weird misfits. Before I begin gleefully ripping on people, my usual disclaimer: I’m Gen. Y, I didn’t experience most of these people/their work at the height of their fame, and also sometimes I’m kind […]