What did you guys think of this? I thought that it definitely had its good moments but also had a fair share of obnoxious moments.
Also, did anyone understand Church not made with Hands? I admittedly started it, didn't understand shit, and then went on to the next story.
I don't think you can say it was about one thing but the hideous men stuff I took as the tension between new sincerity and the intellectual pick up artistry that we later saw in the character of Oren from IJ
How was he hiding behind irony? Though there was an overt fear of pretentiousness throughout the book and a self-consciousness that got irritating at times, not many of the interviews were what I would call "ironic." And even if they had an ironic tone, Wallace never professed to be in agreement with what they were saying.