This is Water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKYJVV7HuZw

A while ago, I went through a rough patch, both mentally and emotionally and this speech – specifically the audiobook version – helped get me through it. I’d listen to it at night when I was more likely to be hit with a panic attack and it helped calm me and also helped me think outside of myself, which was exactly what I needed.

God, I miss DFW.

Endnotes: David Foster Wallace →

Episode of the BBC radio show, Endnotes, focusing on David Foster Wallace. Features a load of interviews with DFW himself, a bunch of other authors and his editor, his agent and his sister. I’ve yanked the audio from the Vimeo so I can listen to it on my iPod. Download it here.