Monday, September 15, 2008

Post Titled: dispatch
from Tod: "David Foster Wallace hanged himself! Easily my favorite living writer under the age of 50. "

me: shit. hm. I hate it when people kill themselves, but age 46-! like, you got through all the weird shit of life already by that point, right??? Hemingway and HST I can kind of understand..."
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Blogger Mithridates said...

According to the NYT, he'd gone off depression meds because of side effects, the depression came back so he tried others, had been hospitalized a few times, underwent electroconvulsive therapy, couldn't take it any more.

6:22 pm  
Blogger "Post-Google" by TAR ART RAT said...

ah, -that is really too bad then. Jea, I didn't read until later that he has suffered from depression for 20+ years...

12:32 am  

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