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People Really Win on MTV

I am somewhere between ecstatic and doing backflips: VJ has officially hit The New York Times best seller list. It’s #25 on the extended hardcover nonfiction list, #15 on the ebook nonfiction list, and #25 on the extended combined print and ebook nonfiction list. The point being: this is awesome news, and since I’ve been […]

posted 22 May 2013 in News, Tasty Bits. no comments yet

Sweet Inspirations

This Sunday’s issue of The New York Times Magazine is “The Inspiration Issue,” featuring a collection of articles about how creativity works. I contributed two pieces: a short one where I got Andre Braugher to share the reading list that served as his preparation for playing a submarine captain on the very enjoyable new ABC […]

posted 27 September 2012 in Articles. no comments yet

The Invisible Art

I have another piece in The New York Times Magazine: this one’s a conversation with David Fincher and his editing team of Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, breaking down a four-minute sequence in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. I’d always wanted to know more about editing: it’s an omnipresent but largely unconsidered aspect of […]

posted 15 December 2011 in Outside. no comments yet

The River in Reverse

Trying to understand The New York Times’ effect on man, I wrote a profile of Mr. Hugh Laurie that appeared in this past Sunday’s edition of the paper (in the Magazine section). You might still have it by the side of your couch, or you can read it here. Laurie, aside from starring in House, […]

posted 7 September 2011 in Articles, Outside. 4 comments