Weekly Reader April 18

by robinhardwick

David Foster Wallace was right: Irony is ruining our culture [Salon]

The slow death of free speech [The Spectator]

How a Middle-aged IT Guy From Peoria Tweeted His Way Into a Writing Job on Late Night With Seth Meyers [Vulture]

The reality of American Psycho isn’t as compelling as the conversation [The Dissolve]

Tour of Venice: Why It Matters If S.F. Loses Its Musicians [SF Weekly]

‘Game of Thrones’ kind of sucks [Death and Taxes]