Posts Tagged: David Carr

The Single Most Important Thing: Talking Sports and Writing with Sridhar Pappu

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Sridhar Pappu discusses his first book, The Year of the Pitcher, writing it over six years, and the roots of his baseball fandom.

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Truth and Beauty: Talking with Joshua Wolf Shenk

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The new Editor-in-Chief of The Believer dismantles stereotypes of Las Vegas, discusses the magazine’s acquisition, and makes a case for bringing journalism into the academy.

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The Rumpus Interview with Terry McDonell

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Terry McDonell talks about his new memoir The Accidental Life and his career in the magazine business, which spans the beginning of New Journalism through the digital revolution.

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The Rumpus Interview with Alice Dreger

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Alice Dreger discusses her latest book, Galileo’s Middle Finger, the relationship between science and social justice, and the state of modern academia.

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Sarah Hepola

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Editor and writer Sarah Hepola talks about her new memoir Blackout, how gender affects alcoholism, writing about female friendships, and the writers who’ve influenced her.

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Sorkin and Carr Discuss the News

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Director Aaron Sorkin’s conversation with NY Times columnist (and intrepid memoirist) David Carr for Interview Magazine delves into the territory of addiction, journalistic journeys and the state of news media. He uncovers much about the state of journalism in these aggregation-based and blog-heavy times, and sheds light on his own unconventional path to the NY […]

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Morning Coffee

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Zak Smith draws the Judge and the Fool from Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. A photo blog of San Francisco’s Excelsior District that is much more interesting than it sounds. The anti-advertising agency, makers of add-art, a Firefox plug-in that replaces advertising with art. (via Utne Blog) David Carr on South by Southwest. Google Reader hacks. […]

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Carr on Wolff

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In the Sunday Book Review David Carr does a feature review of Michael Wolff’s biography of Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns The News. Carr mostly trashes the book, pointing out that Wolff is sloppy, was never a great journalist, and that despite hours of interviews

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