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By David Foster Wallace

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The chair is old and much-used, its padded seat beaten over what has clearly been thousands of hours into the form-fitting mold of a bottom, a bottom quite a lot larger than mine -the bottom, in fact, of a combination workaholic and inveterate milkshake-drinker -and for an epiphanic moment I'm convinced I'm sitting in Mr. David Lynch's own personal film-editing chair. The editing room is dark, understandably, its windows first blacked out and then covered with large Abstract Expressionist paintings.

V. Wizard of Oz, Fugitive Kind) that Lynch's better Expressionist movies have mostly avoided. 45 David Foster Wallace 200 masturbate. In terms of literature, richly communicativeExpressionism is epitomized by Kafka, bad and onanistic Expressionism by the average Graduate Writing Program avant-garde story. It's the second pitfall that's especially bottomless and dreadful, and Lynch's best movie, Blue Velvet, avoided it so spectacularly that seeing the movie when it first came out was a kind of revelation for me.

The editing room is dark, understandably, its windows first blacked out and then covered with large Abstract Expressionist paintings. These paintings, in which the color black predominates, are by David Lynch, and with all due respect are not very interesting, somehow both derivative-seeming and amateurish, like stuffyou could imagine Francis Bacon doing in jr. 41 Far more interesting are some paintings by David Lynch's ex-wife that are stacked canted against the wall of Mary Sweeney's office downstairs.

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