What’s the difference between a Hollywood special-effects blockbuster like “Terminator 2” and a hard-core porn film? Very little, claims novelist, essayist and footnote fetishist David Foster Wallace.

[As a rule I dislike the use of “(blank) Porn” (e.g. “Torture Porn”) but I’ll let it slide here because this was written over a decade ago and by DWF.]

(via Instapaper)


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