David Foster Wallace is Dead

One of Manfrengensen’s favorite authors, David Foster Wallace was one of our generation’s most brilliant writers.  His wife found his body Friday night, an apparent suicide.

Years ago, when Manfrengensen had quit his job at the TVGuide, he spent two weeks on the couch reading Wallace’s quintessential work, Infinite Jest.  His copious laughter still rings in my ears.

NY Times Obit