Are you serious?
From the MSNBC article:
- Time Magazine named "Infinite Jest" in its issue of the "100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005."
- Wallace received a "genius grant" from the MacArthur Foundation in 1997.
- Wallace's short fiction was published in Esquire, GQ, Harper's, The New Yorker and the Paris Review.
I've never had such a knee-jerk reaction of impatient disgust with a suicide before - WHICH I AM QUELLING, don't worry, I am now feeling just horrible for this poor idiot, who had the accolades, skill, and success that a thousand writers would kill for. Just ...not themselves.