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
Posts Tagged: David Carr
In the rooms of AA, recovery narratives save lives. In literature, they do something else....more
The term “Horror Vacui” has two definitions, both of which serve as a useful framework while skirting the abyss hinted at throughout Heise’s alternately gloomy and beautiful poems....more
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