The End of the Tour : the actual man

the actual man

If anyone is interested you can see and hear David Foster Wallace speaking on You Tube. This includes a commencement speech at Kenyon College which struck a chord with a lot of people. There is even a short film acting out what he as discussing and extended versions of interviews on shows like Charlie Rose.

He has left some legacy behind in the form of books, essays, short stories, etc. Most of us will cease to exist when the last person who actually knew us dies. Even granite and marble grave markers dissolve with acid rain. Those bronze markers? They will be stolen and sold to scrap metal dealers who don't ask questions.

Prepare to be forgotten with people asking who you were and why should anyone should give a crap.

I don't know everything. Neither does anyone else