History YMMV / InfiniteJest

18th Oct '15 3:40:23 PM quackytrope
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* LoveItOrHateIt: Either it's one of the [[GreatAmericanNovel greatest American novels]] ever written and a profound study on addiction, entertainment, and the pressure to succeed, or a boring, incoherent slog with [[NoEnding no payoff]] that goes on for [[DoorStopper over 1000 pages]]. Take your pick.

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* LoveItOrHateIt: Either it's one of the [[GreatAmericanNovel [[UsefulNotes/GreatAmericanNovel greatest American novels]] ever written and a profound study on addiction, entertainment, and the pressure to succeed, or a boring, incoherent slog with [[NoEnding no payoff]] that goes on for [[DoorStopper over 1000 pages]]. Take your pick.
5th Oct '15 9:42:18 AM quackytrope
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* LoveItOrHateIt: It's either one of the [[GreatAmericanNovel greatest American novels]] ever written and a profound study on addiction, entertainment, and the pressure to succeed, or a boring, incoherent slog with [[NoEnding no payoff]] that goes on for [[DoorStopper over 1000 pages]]. Take your pick.

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* LoveItOrHateIt: It's either Either it's one of the [[GreatAmericanNovel greatest American novels]] ever written and a profound study on addiction, entertainment, and the pressure to succeed, or a boring, incoherent slog with [[NoEnding no payoff]] that goes on for [[DoorStopper over 1000 pages]]. Take your pick.
5th Oct '15 9:39:55 AM quackytrope
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* LoveItOrHateIt: It's either one of the [[GreatAmericanNovel greatest American novels]] ever written and a profound study on addiction, entertainment, and the pressure to succeed, or a boring, incoherent slog with [[NoEnding no payoff]] that goes on for [[DoorStopper over 1000 pages]]. Take your pick.
9th Aug '15 2:02:20 PM AndalusianDoggie
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** James Incandenza's death [[spoiler: by putting his head in a microwave oven. Worse, it's Hal - at thirteen - who finds him.]]

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** James Incandenza's death [[spoiler: by putting his head in a microwave oven. Worse, it's Hal - at thirteen - who finds him.]]]]
** Limbic system lobotomies.
19th Jan '15 9:33:03 AM mistspinner
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** James Incandenza's death [[spoiler: by putting his head in a microwave oven. Worse, it's Hal - at thirteen - who finds him.]]
26th Oct '13 1:20:15 PM AceStrange
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** [[spoiler: After the [[{{Gorn}} lengthy]] description of Randy Lenz's [[KickTheDog nightly walks]], Wallace makes absolutely sure to add the detail that [[ParanoiaFuel there are no locks on any of the doors in Ennet House]].]]
2nd Apr '13 12:13:16 PM 32_Footsteps
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* HilariousInHindsight: That part about Orin getting onto to Boston University's football team? One year after the novel was published, the university [[http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1011495/ disbanded its football team]].
13th Aug '12 8:01:36 PM DavidDelony
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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide, since [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace own erased his own map]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide, since [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace own erased his own map]].
13th Aug '12 8:01:23 PM DavidDelony
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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide in the wake of [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace's own erased his own map]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide in the wake of suicide, since [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace's Wallace own erased his own map]].
13th Aug '12 8:01:06 PM DavidDelony
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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide in the wake of [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace's own death]] by suicide is pretty uncomfortable to read.

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* HarsherInHindsight: The depiction of mental illness, depression and suicide in the wake of [[AuthorExistenceFailure Wallace's own death]] by suicide is pretty uncomfortable to read.erased his own map]].
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