Given my work with avant-garde poetry, I'm especially interested in the last 30 seconds or so of this clip, but DFW's remarks on the TV-literature relationship are also fun to think about.
Some thoughts from "a friend" on what it's like to work from home on a typical dissertation writing day.
For anyone interested, some brief info and a link to the course syllabus for the class I'll be teaching at TCU in the spring of 2014: "The #epicfail as Argument."
3-for-3, Episode 2.4: Why Do Teachers Quit?; E-mails From the "Atlas Shrugged Guy"; Joyce Carol Oates vs. Robert Frost
3-for-3, Episode 2.3: A "Very Special Episode" about Education
3-for-3, Episode 2.2: What We Talk About When We Talk About Technology; Reviewing David Foster Wallace; The "Banality of Evil" and the Ethics of Whistleblowing