MashReads podcast: 'Infinite Jest' is really hard to talk about

MashReads podcast: 'Infinite Jest' is really hard to talk about

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David Foster Wallace wrote a difficult book to talk about, and it’s only gotten harder with time. But we didn’t let that stop us. 

On this week’s episode of the MashReads Podcast, I was joined by Chloe Bryan and Brett Williams, other brave souls who tackled the 1,079-page tome that is Infinite Jest. 

Wallace’s mildly dystopian seminal work takes place somewhere between a junior tennis academy and a halfway house for addicts. It takes place somewhere between Canadian terrorists and a secret fatally addictive film. It takes place between a country run amok with consumerism and radioactive wastelands where feral hamsters roam the countryside.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | MashReads podcast: 'Infinite Jest' is really hard to talk about

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