1. “I don’t believe in objectivity. I know journalists talk about it all the time. I don’t think it exists.”

    “I don’t believe in objectivity. I know journalists talk about it all the time. I don’t think it exists.”

  2. explore-blog:

    Gay Talese’s outline for the 1966 classic Frank Sinatra Has a Cold, one of the best long-form magazine pieces ever penned, written on a shirt board. 

    ( The Paris Review)

    Still not sure what a shirt board is…

  3. Longform Podcast: Mike Sager →

    longform:

    Episode 18: Mike Sager, writer-at-large for Esquire and founder of The Sager Group, interviewed by Max Linsky.

    Don’t miss The Devil and John Holmes, now on Longform! 

  4. Is this the most famous magazine cover OF ALL TIME? 
What’s your pick for No. 1?

    Is this the most famous magazine cover OF ALL TIME? 

    What’s your pick for No. 1?

  5. longformpodcast:

    Episode 10: Chris Jones (Live in Romania)

    Episode 10: Before a live audience in Bucharest hosted by the Romanian magazine Decât o Revistă, Evan Ratliff interviews Chris Jones.

    “It just feels good to fucking win… If you want to say ‘Let’s get rid of [journalism awards],’ no problem. But if they exist, I want to win them.”

  6. If your cover story is about a film star, it’s not a bad idea to make a movie trailer to go with it. 

  7. For Roger Ebert’s 70th, read Chris Jones’ profile of cinema’s most famous critic. 

    For Roger Ebert’s 70th, read Chris Jones’ profile of cinema’s most famous critic. 

  8. Want to see the Beach Boys on their reunion tour? Esquire is giving away tickets. Read Jules Siegel’s Goodbye Surfing, Hello God! and you’ll be amazed the band made it to 50. 

    Want to see the Beach Boys on their reunion tour? Esquire is giving away tickets. Read Jules Siegel’s Goodbye Surfing, Hello God! and you’ll be amazed the band made it to 50.