Episode 100: This is Water

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 04:02 – Free-for-All (Place you’d most like to record an episode)
  • 12:09 – Main Topic (This is Water)

On episode ONE HUNDRED (they finally did it) of Let the Bird Fly! the guys sit down (sans Ben despite their best efforts to get him there) to discuss the commencement address This is Water by David Foster Wallace. They’ve mentioned Wallace on previous episodes and even dedicated an entire episode to his Consider the Lobster. Before diving into the main topic, the guys decided to commemorate their (official) 100th episode by asking the question Where would you most like to record an episode. Wade takes them to Detroit (because Wade), Mike doesn’t know the capital of Albania, and Peter is a bit salty that they’re not recording in West Allis (don’t worry, though, they made it there right after recording). But the real reason they got together was to discuss the talk by David Foster Wallace, and that they do. If you’d like to listen to Wallace’s This is Water, you can do so right here; and if you’d like to read it, you can find the text right here. Continue reading