Sunday, September 14, 2008

Top 8 Cultural Figures That It Would Really Seriously Depress Me to Learn They Had Committed Suicide (If They Did)

8. Jeff Tweedy

7. Todd Barry

6. Tom Waits

5. B.J. Novak

4. Dave Eggers

3. Larry David

2. Jon Stewart

1. David Foster Wallace

And he's the one that did.  Goddammit.  I really, honestly, believe that this guy might have undersood the world and humanity better than anyone else alive.  Infinite Jest is the best and most culturally relevant book written in the last twenty years.  The best writer of his generation, dead at 46 by his own hand.

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