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The End Of The Tour

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What happens when a writer becomes a public figure? How much of yourself should you have to give to the rest of the world, just because you wrote a book? Can you trust that a reporter will present the person you are? ​ These are the questions that David Foster Wallace wrestled with when his book, "Infinite Jest" became a bestseller. Rob, John and Dawn talk about these questions and more we find out the truth behind "The End Of The Tour".

Sources used for this episode include:

  1. David Lipsky on David Foster Wallace and The End Of The Tour

  2. History vs. Hollywood - The End Of The Tour

  3. The New Yorker - The Artificial Intimacy of the Magazine Profile

  4. The Guardian - Why The End Of The Tour Isn't Really About My Friend David Foster Wallace

  5. The Los Angeles Times - How The End Of The Tour Became A Very David Foster Wallace Kind Of Film

  6. The Dead Cannot Consent

  7. The Guardian - David Foster Wallace Interview - 2011

  8. The Best Part of End Of The Tour Isn't David Foster Wallace

  9. James Ponsolt on David Foster Wallace And The Objections To The End Of The Tour

  10. The End Of The Tour Shows How Much David Foster Wallace's Legacy Has Changed Since His Suicide

  11. David Foster Wallace's Favorite Lie

  12. Consider The Movie About The Book About David Foster Wallace

  13. The New Yorker - David Foster Wallace Isn't Just Like Us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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