Infinite Summer

Formed in the summer of 2009 to read David Foster Wallace's masterwork "Infinite Jest".
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 Post subject: Infinite Jest and The Wire
PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:45 pm 
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I finished IJ in the same week that I finished watching The Wire. So I've put up a post comparing the two. There are a couple of similar themes, like NA and addiction; the structure has similarities; and I think the sincerity Matthew Baldwin discussed this week on the blog is present in The Wire too, despite all the violence:

http://www.robertsharp.co.uk/2009/09/16/two-americas/

I would love to get your comments. Are my comparisons forced?


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 Post subject: Re: Infinite Jest and The Wire
PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:56 pm 
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I recall reading that DFW was totally addicted to watching The Wire.


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 Post subject: Re: Infinite Jest and The Wire
PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:43 pm 
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I like the wire better.



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