> BTW, only on reading this article did I recall the superb article he
> wrote (in Harper's?) decrying cruise ships
> Here's a whole page of on-line stuff
> - dan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Kohn
> Sent: Thursday, August 27, 1998 7:33 AM
> To: 'Joe Barrera'
> Cc: 'Adam Rifkin'; 'Rohit Khare'
> Subject: Premiere article
> Joe, I would check out this hilarious article, since I know you like
> David Foster Wallace.
> - dan
> Premiere, September 1998
> (posted Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998)
> A dispatch from the porn industry's annual awards ceremony
> entertainingly and comically explains the modern porn ethos: bravado,
> shamelessness, and (believe it or not) increasing degradation of and
> violence toward women. The piece is bylined with pseudonyms but bears
> the unmistakable mark of comic novelist David Foster Wallace:
> excessive footnotes, excessive and nontraditional abbreviations,
> excessive and occasionally cloying self-consciousness, gratuitous use
> of Latin phrases, and employment of 10 cent words such as "cathedra,"
> "synecdoche," and "clerestories."