All of a sudden, George Saunders is everywhere. Saunders is one of those "overnight successes" who has been working hard at his craft for a very long time, so it is good to see this happen for him.
Here's his recent appearance on PBS:
If you're at all curious about Saunders and his short stories, be sure to read the review I posted about Tenth of December, his latest collection - the one the New York Times called "the best book you will read this year." Not bad for an former oil man (Saunders is a "geophysics engineer.")