DFW’s Speech, Kevin Smith’s Rant, & 9 to 5’s Total Domination [Morning Links]


Books: David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon Commencement Address [via NYT] Dance/Opera: Tune in for Bach, get sports scores? [via The Awl] Design: Great battles in architecture [via Guardian] Film: Why Kevin Smith’s Superman movie went bye bye [via Boing Boing] Music: An NYU alum we’ll claim — Nyle, “Let the Beat Build” [via Gawker] Television: FOX to air Lie to Me instead of Obama’s speech [via Variety] Theatre: 9 to 5 sweeps the Drama Desk noms [via HR] Visual Arts: Renzo Piano’s new Art Institute wing a big “f you” to the economy [via Chicago Tribune] Web: Internet-Age Writing Syllabus and Course Overview [via McSweeney’s]