David Foster Wallace

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The End Of The Tour’ Is A Life-Changing Experience

Film: The End Of The Tour Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel Directed by: James Ponsoldt It’s amazing how one conversation can forever change the course of our lives. You could be speaking with a close friend or a stranger on the street and, without warning, find yourself seeing the world in a whole new light. […]

First ‘End Of The Tour’ Trailer Is Wonderful (And Sad)

David Foster Wallace spent a part of his life as the most famous writer in America, but whether or not he reveled in the attention is another story altogether. The End Of The Tour, which A24 will release this summer, tells the story of a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who follows Wallace (Jason Segel) during […]

Independent Film Festival Boston – Day 1: ‘The End Of The Tour’

Last night kicked off the 13th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston at Somerville Theater. People were lining up in droves to be able to see director James Ponsoldt’s (The Spectacular Now) new project that premiered at Sundance, The End of the Tour. Once everyone filed into the massive main auditorium, the fest’s Executive Director, Brian […]

Jason Segel Cast as David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ Biopic

Late literary genius David Foster Wallace is, well, a genius. The award-winning American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor is responsible for probably the most important novel in the past 20 years, Infinite Jest, if not longer than that. So when directors were looking to cast someone as Wallace for their upcoming film, they went with none […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The Decemberists – Calamity Song

After finishing up their extensive touring schedule, dating back to April, The Decemberists have released their creative music video, for “Calamity Song,” directed by Mike Schur. This song comes off of the group’s most recent release The King Is Dead via Capitol Records. The video takes us through a game of Eschaton, invented by David […]