"Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man." -- Heidegger
DFW feature in Rolling Stone
David Lipsky's absolutely terrific piece on what happened to David Foster Wallace is available online, in case you haven't bought your souvenir Obama-on-the-cover copy. I bought it in the airport, read it, walked right back to the store and bought Infinite Jest (I had wanted to start with Broom of the System, but no dice).