April 15, 2016
David Foster Wallace: Proof in his own words that he was overrated
I’ve never read a word of this guy’s.
I didn’t like his picture and I didn’t like who liked him.
Now I see that my instincts were, of course, 100% correct, because in his own words he admits to being a big phony. This is like a singer bragging about using autotune:
For me the big trio is a big dictionary, a usage dictionary, a thesaurus — only because I cannot retain and move nimbly around in enough of the language not to need these extra sources.