David Lipsky: 8/4/15
David Lipsky, the author of Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, the book which has been adapted into a feature film, The End Of The Tour, joins Brian to talk about the accuracy of the late David Foster Wallace’s portrayal in the movie, the lasting personal effects those five days have had on his life, and whether or not meeting Mr. Wallace is the reason he hasn’t published a book of fiction ever since. Plus, Brian and David discuss Jonathan Franzen’s response to Mr. Wallace’s death, the calculated trajectories of great artists such as Quentin Tarantino, and how the real goal of David Foster Wallace’s work was to make people come alive. Please stick around after the show for a bonus segment from Brian’s conversation with David Lipsky. The End of the Tour is now playing in select cities and will open in more theaters across the country on August 7th. People mentioned: David Lipsky Glenn Kenny James Ponsoldt John Barth John Updike Quentin Tarantino Bonnie Nadell Mary Karr Jonathan Franzen Sam Snead F. Scott Fitzgerald Mark Costello Paul Thomas Anderson Wes Anderson Martin Scorsese Nicole Holofcener Walter Kirn Colin Meloy (The Decemberists) Philip Roth Walt Whitman Sheryl Crow Jesse Eisenberg Topics mentioned: The End of the Tour Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself by David Lipsky Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace A Movable Feast by Ernest Hemingway What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami Farther Away by Jonathan Franzen The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen Freedom by Jonathan Franzen Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Best American Short Stories, 1986 by Raymond Carver The Little Red Book by Harvey Penick Robert Rodriguez interviews Quentin Tarantino The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway The Simpsons Absolutely American by David Lipsky Best American Magazine Writing, 2009 by The American Society of Magazine Editors Bryan Garner's interview on The Moment: 5/18/15 Noma Brian Wilson (Beach Boys) on Sgt. Peppers Reservoir Dogs Pulp Fiction Inglourious Basterds Annie Hall Manhattan The Anxiety of Influence by Harold Blume Me & QT: What's Behind Tarantino Ditching His Leaked 'Hateful Eight' Script? by Brian Koppelman Rounders Knockaround Guys Diner Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace People Like That Are The Only People Here by Lorrie Moore 10:04 by Ben Lerner Amadeus A.O. Scott reviews The End of the Tour Letters to Vera by Vladamir Nabakov An Author Asks That You 'Consider the Lobster' by David Lipsky David Lipsky on The Late David Foster Wallace on WNYC's The Takeaway Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football by Rich Cohen The Art Fair by David Lipsky Three Thousand Dollars: Stories by David Lipsky Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace The Deer Park by Norman Mailer Quack This Way by Bryan Garner A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Girl With Curious Hair by David Foster Wallace "Blood on the Tracks" by Bob Dylan David Foster Wallace reads on Audible Idiocracy This episode of the Moment is sponsored by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/moment Email: firstname.lastname@example.org iTunes: itunes.com/themoment Twitter: @BrianKoppelman
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