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I found a piece in the second Electronic Literature Collection with an interesting name: Everybody Dies. It’s a rather short piece about a few workers at a store called Cost Cutters. They die. And then, fish happens. The game … Continue reading
In Strickland’s Quantum Poetics essay, I found myself wondering about the term “world lines”. Actually, I found myself wondering about a lot of terms in that essay, but that one stuck with me. I did a little bit of research: … Continue reading
http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2490#comic This comic really reminded me of advertisements in Infinite Jest. The writer’s website is Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, highly recommended.
This essay very clearly relates many of the ideas in Infinite Jest; of course, in Wallace tradition, the essay is long as hell, but it gives a better understanding of what he’s trying to say about entertainment in Infinite Jest. … Continue reading
“Mr. Gately Sir, I found myself sitting tonight in yet another Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting the central Message of which was the importance of going to still more Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings. This infuriating carrot-and-donkey aspect of trudging to Meetings only to … Continue reading