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Bret Easton Ellis to David Foster Wallace
Does it really count as an insult if the intended recipient is dead? I guess so. It seems like somewhat of a Pyrrhic victory, though, to insult the dead. Or, rather, the opposite of a Pyrrhic victory, because Ellis has already won, by virtue of still being alive. But then also maybe he's lost by virtue of being Bret Easton Ellis? Hard to say. Anyway, here's a barb that he threw at David Foster Wallace last year via twitter.
"David Foster Wallace was so needy, so conservative, so in need of fans—that I find the halo of sentimentality surrounding him embarrassing."
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