The Infinite Jest Deathmarch: Stage 5

Posted in The Infinite Jest Deathmarch on October 29th, 2010 by bill

It's Marlon Brando's fault, Jim.

Begin: Page 200 (“If, by virtue of charity or the circumstances of desperation…”)
End: Page 258 (“…holding the phone down right next to the foot, his expression terrifically intense.”)

Start Date: 10/29/10
Finish Date: 11/4/10

We’ll pass a couple of important milestones this week: the one-quarter mark of the book and the first month of the Deathmarch. And if these two facts taken together give you pause, perhaps it’s better not to think about it but to plow on heedlessly, mindlessly, like a rock rolling downhill.