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How Jason Segel Feels a Kinship With the Late David Foster Wallace
There's more than meets the eye.
By Kat Ward
Trainwreck, The End of the Tour, and the Complicated Bond Between Reporter and Subject
The weirdness of the writer-subject relationship.
By Lindsay Zoladz
The End of the Tour Is Like Spending Two Hours With David Foster Wallace
The film is essentially a two-character piece in which every exchange is boldface, fraught.
By David Edelstein
The Rewriting of David Foster Wallace
How the author of Infinite Jest became the center of a self-help cult.
By Christian Lorentzen
Jason Segel’s Advice on How to Read David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest
"You have to read it in doses."
By Katie Van Syckle
Jason Segel Reveals His David Foster Wallace Syllabus at BookCon
"Truly, I didn’t know a book could have that effect on me viscerally."
By Heather Schwedel
The End of the Tour Trailer: Jason Segel Goes Full Capote As David Foster Wallace
Opposite Jesse Eisenberg.
By Nate Jones
When Did Books Get So Freaking Enormous? The Year of the Very Long Novel
When did books get so freaking long?
By Boris Kachka
David Foster Wallace’s David Letterman Tribute
"I am a woman who appeared in public on Late Night with David Letterman on March 22, 1989."
By David Foster Wallace
Sundance Review: Jason Segel Is Actually Pretty Great As David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour
When he first appeared onscreen, I worried.
By Bilge Ebiri
David Foster Wallace Estate Comes Out Against the Jason Segel Biopic
(They saw that picture.)
By Amanda Dobbins
Here Is Jason Segel As David Foster Wallace
Update: now with video.
By Amanda Dobbins
The David Foster Wallace Movie Is Happening
The End of the Tour will star Jason Segel as the writer.
By Delia Paunescu
Your Sunday Long Reads: Jay-Z, the Wachowskis, and Philip Roth’s Wikipedia Beef
Another reason to stay indoors.
By Caroline Bankoff and Andre Tartar
Read an Interactive Infinite Jest Map
Based on David Foster Wallace's novel.
By Eliot Glazer
Your Sunday Long Reads: One Direction, Reading Fifty Shades on the Subway, and Michael Keaton
Another excuse to stay indoors.
By Andre Tartar and Caroline Bankoff
No Pulitzer for You, Literature!
It's the first time since 1977 that the Pulitzer board has decided not to award a fiction prize.
By Gilbert Cruz
Read David Foster Wallace’s Threats to Harper’s Magazine
"I will find a way to harm you or cause you suffering."
By Jennifer Vineyard
Did David Foster Wallace Fudge That Cruise Piece?
So said Franzen at 'The New Yorker' Festival.
By Andre Tartar
Jeffrey Eugenides Says Any David Foster Wallace Similarities in His New Novel Are Totally Coincidental
We remain skeptical.
By Willa Paskin