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.
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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.”
If your cover story is about a film star, it’s not a bad idea to make a movie trailer to go with it.
For Roger Ebert’s 70th, read Chris Jones’ profile of cinema’s most famous critic.