Posts Tagged ‘ David Foster Wallace ’

Why Julian Wilson might be the Greatest Athlete in the World

August 23, 2010
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Why Julian Wilson might be the Greatest Athlete in the World

Here's surfing: feeling small in the natural world, which is always healthy for the individualistic humanoid; feeling awe, which is tied into feeling small but with the kind of reverence that the atheist can't find in churches and shouldn't find in vague notions of "Eastern mysticism"; or it's a reaffirmation for the believer, in...
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Re-introduction via DFW…Morbid, I know…

September 14, 2008
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Re-introduction via DFW…Morbid, I know…

Sorry to see you go, dude. Thought we could play tennis sometime. I realized this weekend that I really haven’t developed an area of expertise (pretend or valid) for this site. And I think I want to. Ironically (in the contemporary usage) I think there would much less pressure on me to create good...
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