Lone Star State: Welcome to the Pleasuredome

Mia and Alan Pleasure, sadistic, psychotic and highly dangerous drugs barons who operate out of Manchester, UK., happen upon a highly addictive new drug that looks set to make them a fortune as contemporary Western society’s obsessive relationship with consumption and the pursuit of pleasure and ‘happiness’ reaches dangerous, and disturbing, new levels. More
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About Matthew Simon Alexander

Matthew Simon Alexander holds an MA in Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of Manchester. He is currently undertaking a PhD English at University of Liverpool. His research focuses on David Foster Wallace's corpus around the broad theme of gender relations.

Academic publications:
On the Notion of “Failure” in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest: A Consideration of Joelle van Dyne's Character and the Figure of St. Teresa of Avila - http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/index.php?journal=excursions&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=214

David Foster Wallace and Repressive Taboos: Clenette Henderson, yrstruly and the identity politics of representation - https://www.academia.edu/33249759/David_Foster_Wallace_and_Repressive_Taboos_Clenette_Henderson_yrstruly_and_the_identity_politics_of_representation

Engaging with David Foster Wallace's Hideous Men - http://community.dur.ac.uk/postgraduate.english/ojs/index.php/pgenglish/article/view/180

Queer and Transgender Representation, and the Queering of Language in the Works of David Foster Wallace: So What [is] the Exact Pernt to that Like [?] - http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/luminary/issue5/index.htm

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