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 Times....more
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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....more
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...more
Originally published in The San Francisco Chronicle
A week before David Carr’s memoir, “The Night of the Gun,” was released, a dozen people had already told me to read it. This was partly because I had recently finished a memoir based on some similar topics, and partly because the book had the kind of prepublication buzz that only comes once a year....more