The Attention-Hunger Artist
The following is an excerpt of a recent conversation on a longstanding listserv devoted to the work of David Foster Wallace, lightly edited and presented here with the authors’ permission.
Sex, Lies and Coronavirus: Notes from the epicenter of Taipei’s new outbreak
The outbreak started just across the street from me. The explosion of cases, which began on May 15th, has mostly been traced back to “tea parlors” in Bangka, the district of Taipei where I live.