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David Lipsky Discusses ‘The End of the Tour’ and David Foster Wallace [Audio]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak with award-winning author David Lipsky.

In 1996, Lipsky spent five days with author David Foster Wallace during Wallace's book tour for Infinite Jest to write a story for Rolling Stone. Those five days are the subject of the new movie The End of the Tour.

Lipsky discusses the first time he experienced Wallace's writing, the time they spent together, The End of the Tour and more.

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‘The End of the Tour’ to Open in West Michigan on Friday, August 21

The End of the Tour was shot in Grand Rapids. We've known about the July 31 limited release date since March. Now we know the limited release will not be available in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan's open of The End of the Tour is August 21.

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
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Grand Rapids DJs Review ‘The End of the Tour’

The End of the Tour is set for limited release on July 31. The movie has earned great reviews, even Oscar buzz, at Sundance Film Festival and other select screenings.

Some of The End of the Tour was shot in the radio studios and offices of Townsquare Media Grand Rapids, which is home to 100.5 The River97.9 WGRDChannel 95.7Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR and 1410 AM The Touch.

A few of Townsquare Media's DJs got an early look at the film. Here are their reviews.

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Watch ‘The End of the Tour’ Trailer for the Movie Shot in Grand Rapids [Video]

Last year, our city got invaded by movie makers, in a really good way. Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg shot a lot of scenes for the new movie 'The End of the Tour' here in Grand Rapids, and they even took over our studios for a couple days, to film scenes.

You can see some great GR shots in the trailer, of 28th, downtown on the Interstate, there's even a brief shot of Jason in front of one of our microphones in there!

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‘The End of the Tour’ Set for Limited Release on July 31

When The End of the Tour premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in January, it received excellent reviews and some Oscar buzz.

The End of the Tour will receive limited release July 31. The summer release is designed to capitalize on the film's Oscar buzz and give it a better chance heading into Oscar season.

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An Interview With James Ponsoldt, Director of ‘The End of the Tour’

“The End of the Tour” premiered Sundance Film Festival with a showing at Eccles Center Theatre in Park City, Utah, on Friday night.

The film opened to excellent reviews.

Director James Ponsoldt discusses the film in a lengthy interview released by Kilburn Media and Strategy PR, including why "The End of the Tour" inspired him, preparation for the movie, on-screen relationships by the cast, the most difficult scene to shoot and more.

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‘The End of the Tour’ Reviews Call Film ‘Heartfelt’, ‘Fascinating,’ ‘Brilliant’ and ‘Fantastic’

"The End of the Tour" premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, tonight.

The film was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014.

The first reviews are in.

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Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, James Ponsoldt Talk ‘The End of the Tour’ as Film Premieres [Video]

"The End of the Tour" is making it's world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Utah tonight.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel. It was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

As "The End of the Tour" premieres, more details are being shared about the film.

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‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival [Video]

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

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‘Sex Tape’ Clip: Cameron Diaz Gets Kinky on Rollerskates [Video]

It's hard to keep things fresh in your relationship after 10 years of marriage and two kids -- which is why Cameron Diaz straps on a pair of rollerskates (and very little else) in the first clip from 'Sex Tape,' in an effort to try and seduce her husband while the kids are away for the night.

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‘Sex Tape’ Trailer: Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel’s Sexy Time Goes Public [NSFW]

The first 'Sex Tape' trailer (the red-band edition, by the way) shows a film that reunites 'Bad Teacher' stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel with director Jake Kasdan for another round of debauchery. This time the couple get themselves in trouble when they try to spice up their love life with some filmed sexual hijinks that they don't know how to delete.

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How I Met Your Mother Series Finale Spoilers Last Forever Photos
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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Series Finale: Will Barney and Robin ‘Last Forever?’

At long last, the time is upon us wherein Ted finally reveals to his children 'How I Met Your Mother' with Monday's forthcoming series finale "Last Forever." The special hour-long episode will say goodbye to Robin, Barney, Ted, Marshall and Lily after nine seasons, but will the titular Mother have a happy ending along with them? Find out in the full set of photos and a sneak peek from 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale "Last Forever!"

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