Not all reviews were positive. The second edition of The Rolling Stone Album Guide , which gave all of Steely Dan's previous releases at least 3 stars (out of 5), gave Gaucho a 1-star rating; critic Dave Marsh called it "the kind of music that passes for jazz in Holiday Inn lounges, with the kind of lyrics that pass for poetry in freshman English classes."  Gaucho also received a lukewarm review from the Pittsburgh Press ' s Pete Bishop.  Robert Christgau of the Village Voice gave it a tepid review and rated it B-.
We started the week expecting to publish one David Foster Wallace post . Then, because of the 50th birthday celebration, it turned into two . And now three. We spent some time tracking down free DFW stories and essays available on the web, and they're all now listed in our collection, 800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices . But we didn't want them to escape your attention. So here they are -- 23 pieces published by David Foster Wallace between 1989 and 2011, mostly in major . publications like The New Yorker , Harper's , The Atlantic , and The Paris Review . Enjoy, and don't miss our other collections of free writings by Philip K. Dick and Neil Gaiman .