Goodbye, Our Purple Jester!

A quote from David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest in honor of the unfortunate departure of Viking's punter Chris Kluwe after eight years of kicking ass, speaking his mind, and giving us the phrase "lustful cockmonster":

"...Orin found for himself, within competitive U.S. football, a new niche and carrot. A Show-type career he never could have dreamed of trying to engineer. Within days he was punting 60 yards without a rush, practicing solo on an outside field with a Special Teams Assistant, a dreamy Gauloise-smoking man who invoked ideas of sky and flight and called Orin 'ephebe,' which a discreet phone call to his youngest brother revealed not to be the insult Orin had feared it sounded like."


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