"Cobainification"

From New Republic via newstatesman.com is John Gallagher with a great take on the continuing deification of David Foster Wallace.

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Trust me: Somewhere in the world, right now, an earnest twenty- or thirty-something bearded male is trying to use David Foster Wallace in order to sleep with someone.
— John Gallagher