” TV’s ‘real’ agenda is to be ‘liked,’ because if you like what you’re seeing, you’ll stay tuned. TV is completely unabashed about this, it’s its sole raison. “


” It can become an exercise in trying to get the reader to like and admire you instead of an exercise in creative art. “


” The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I’ll hush. “


” This is so American, man: either make something your God and cosmos and then worship it, or else kill it. “


” It looks like you can write a minimalist piece without much bleeding. And you can. But not a good one. “



All 5 David Foster Wallace Quotes about You in picture


TV
It can become an exercise in trying to get the reader to like and admire you instead of an exercise in creative art.
The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I
This is so American, man: either make something your God and cosmos and then worship it, or else kill it.
It looks like you can write a minimalist piece without much bleeding. And you can. But not a good one.

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