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3) But perhaps the artist most influenced by Hyde is Wallace himself, who throughout his career earnestly engaged with the notion of the "erotic" relationship between the reader and the writer, one explored at length in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (see McAdams).
The second involves a linked pair of stories in the collection Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, "The Devil is a Busy Man " and "The Devil is a Busy Man [2].
In "Good Old Neon" from Oblivion and "Brief Interview #20" from Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, characters have epiphanies about their own lovelessness, their inability to love or even to understand what love is.
Ironically, as in all of the interviews in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, readers are not permitted to hear the interviewer's questions, only the interviewee's response, so the interviewer is already silenced on the level of discourse while the law student attempts to silence her on the level of story.
Meloni's filmography ranges from comedies such as Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle to film dramas such as Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.
One of the most prolific and erudite of contemporary cinematographers, John Bailey's seventy feature films include Boulevard Nights (1978), American Gigolo (1980), Ordinary People (1980), The Big Chill (1983), The Accidental Tourist (1988), A Brief History of Time (1991), In the Line of Fire (1993), As Good as it Gets (1997), For the Love of the Game (1999), Forever Mine (1997), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002), Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009), He's Just Not That Into You (2009), When in Rome(2010), and Ramona and Beezus (2010).
Are there any gay characters in your upcoming directorial debut, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, which you adapted from David Foster Wallace's book--or are only straight men hideous?
In addition to his singular, pyrotechnic prose, encyclopedic mastery of disparate information systems, and an almost unparalleled breadth and depth of imagination, what makes David Foster Wallace's books interesting is that although they appear at first to be a grab-bag of unrelated topics, each one is in fact woven from a particular theme's thread: thus, the 1996 novel Infinite Jest and American entertainment culture, the 1999 story collection Brief Interviews with Hideous Men and male heterosexuality, and the 2003 story collection Oblivion and corporate despair.
Certainly the paradoxes of love and human relationships are a common topic of Wallace's fiction, in particular in Infinite Jest as well as the stories "Octet" and "The Depressed Person" from Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.
In Brief Interviews with Hideous Men David Foster Wallace collects twenty-three pieces of fiction, most written since the publication of Infinite Jest in 1996.
But in its form, narration, language, and ideas, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men is a virtuoso display that builds on the achievement of Infinite Jest and points the way to the future of fiction.
The title of Brief Interviews With Hideous Men implies that Wallace is continuing a rebellious realism, but much of this collection works off the B-list, the brief works of Borges and Beckett, Barth and Barthelme.
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