Today! DT Max talks David Foster Wallace at the Strand; Alvin Ailey starts their season at City Center; Bob Gottleib tells us about Charles Dickens’ children; THEY TURN ON THAT BIG TREE IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER!!!; and, oh boy, Emily Gould, Anna Holmes, Brian Stelter and Michael Winerip talk about WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE PEOPLE IN THEIR TWENTIES. This should be good. I will be as geographically far from that event as possible to minimize my shrapnel exposure.