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Jason Segel talks about ‘Otherworld,’ his best-selling novel for young adults

You’ve seen Jason Segel in such films as “Forgetting Sarah Marshall’: now he’s on the best-seller list with “Otherworld,” a science-fiction novel for young adults. He tells TODAY that playing novelist David Foster Wallace inspired in him a new passion for books, and reveals that the virtual reality in “Otherworld” is partly inspired by the 1990s video game Myst.

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