On Christian Marclay’s film The Clock.
Friday, April 8
The emergence of a radio phenomenon popular amongst young demographic believed lost to interactive distractions.
Thursday, April 7
It was the middle of the day in the steamy Philippine jungle and the sun was merciless. Director Francis Ford Coppola, dressed in rumpled white Mao pajamas, was slowly making his way upriver in a motor launch.
How France’s public schools became the battleground in a culture war.
A private investigator asks a magazine to write a puff piece on his business. The journalist finds a real story.
Wednesday, April 6
In 1991, Frank Sterling confessed to a crime he didn’t commit. His story highlights a common – and controversial – method of police interrogation.
Text from the books and Foster Wallace’s corresponding annotations:
Along with all the Wittgenstein, Husserl and Borges, he read John Bradshaw, Willard Beecher, Neil Fiore, Andrew Weil, M. Scott Peck and Alice Miller. Carefully.