Missed This When It First Appeared. Thanks, YouTUBE!
Take a listen. It's only 44 minutes of life, and I think it does a great job of encapsulating some of the things about Wallace that paradoxically defy encapsulation. Really. No irony! The documentary touches on the ironic, too. Wallace's view of its pernicious effect, and how TV over the last forty years has played a significant role in its diminished effectiveness. But that's not all.
From Online University Lowdown - Bob Einstein’s Literary Equations : Like the maths and sciences, the best, most thorough examples of literary criticism require painstaking exploration and a detailed report of the findings – all of which blogger Matt Rowan delivers.
From The New Dork Review of Books - Matt Rowan writes one of the best, most intellectually intense amateur book blogs out there. Definitely a blog to check out if you miss your college literature survey courses.